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5 O' Clock In The Morning, London, 1836

5 O' Clock In The Morning, London, 1836

Artist: Scharf, George senior

Medium: Pencil on paper

Date: 1836

Shelfmark: Additional MS 36489A

Item number: f. 97

Length: 13.7

Width: 8.6

Scale: Centimetres

Genre: Topographical Drawing

This drawing depicts the long shadows that were cast early on a summer morning in 1836. Observing shadows correctly was an important requirement when drawing architecture, as it helped to convey the solidity and presence of buildings.

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