Working drawings for painted decoration, Merton College Chapel, Oxford: details of right-hand spandrel number 6, showing ash

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RIBApix ref no RIBA92214
Architect/DesignerPollen, John Hungerford (1820-1902)
Artist/PhotographerPollen, John Hungerford (1820-1902)
CountryUK: England
CityOxford
Subject Date1878
Image Date1874
ViewInterior
StyleArts & Crafts
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOL/58 p.13
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Pollen had painted the ceiling of the chapel in 1850 and this still remains. It was not until 1877 that he was given permission to paint the upper part of the walls, but this decoration faded and peeled and was painted over in 1968-1969.

Subject tags

University buildings, Chapels, wall paintings