Artist: Thomas Sully (American, Horncastle, Lincolnshire 1783–1872 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)
Date: ca. 1838
Medium: Graphite on paper
Dimensions: 11 13/16 x 9 5/8 in. (30 x 24.4 cm)
Credit Line: Lent by Mrs. Arthur A. Houghton Jr.
Accession Number: L.1994.29.5 recto
Sully visited the House of Lords to sketch the throne, an ornate piece of gilt furniture with lavish upholstery. He made careful note of the chair's proportions.