Working drawings for painted decoration, Merton College Chapel, Oxford: details of right-hand spandrel number 6, showing ash
|Architect/Designer||Pollen, John Hungerford (1820-1902)|
|Artist/Photographer||Pollen, John Hungerford (1820-1902)|
|Style||Arts & Crafts|
|Library Reference||VOL/58 p.13|
|Subject||Chapels ; University buildings ; Wall paintings|
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.
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