Elevation of the South Front of the Grand Storehouse at the Tower

John Hanway

Watercolour and pencil on vellum

c.1710
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    Artist
    John Hanway
    Title
    Elevation of the South Front of the Grand Storehouse at the Tower
    Date
    c.1710
    Medium
    Watercolour and pencil on vellum
    Dimensions
    height: 47.20 cm, width: 75.40 cm
    Acquisition
    Transferred from the War Office, 1947
    Inscription
    The following inscriptions are written in black ink: Recto, above scale: "Scala Pedem"; below scale: "Johannes Hanway Engoneer[?] Dolmavit[?]" Recto, bottom left corner: "22" Verso: "Tower Grand Store House by Maj.r Hanway"; "Tower of London elev.[?] of/ The Grand Storehouse Major Hanway 1774/ X 51/4" ; "No.9"; "Bundle No.2". Two red "B.O." [Board of Ordnance] marks with an arrow on verso, one on recto.
    Provenance
    Part of Ordnance drawing collection transferred to War Office in 1855. Transferred to Ministry of Works, probably from the War Office, 1946.
    GAC number
    45