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Lincoln Cathedral, skeleton of Bishop Gravesend

Lincoln Cathedral, skeleton of Bishop Gravesend

Artist: Grimm, Samuel Hieronymus

Medium: Ink wash on paper

Date: 1791

Shelfmark: Additional MS 15541

Item number: f.88

Genre: Manuscript

A drawing in ink of the skeleton of the 13th-century Bishop Gravesend in his lead coffin in the south transept of the choir of Lincoln Cathedral. Grimm notes: "The inside length of the coffin is 6 feet 5 inches." Gravesend had been instrumental in the building of the choir.

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