Somerset House, Strand, London: design for water stairs showing an elevation of a low gateway flanked by obelisks

RIBApix ref no RIBA22795
Architect/DesignerJones, Inigo (1573-1652)
Artist/PhotographerWebb, John (1611-1672)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1600
Image Date1600
ViewExterior
StylePalladian
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC199/JoI&WeJ[46]
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Although this drawing had previously been dated as 1630-1631, it is also possible that the inscription may not be in Jones's hand and that the design might instead date from Webb's proposal for Somerset House's new gallery in 1661.

Subject tags

water features, gates, palaces, obelisks