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image SM 64/4/67

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SM 64/4/67


[61] Reduced design


The Plan of the Stables &c with additional plan and Elevation of Stables &c and a pencil rectangular plan (lower right hand side)


bar scale of 1/10 inch to1 foot


as above, Henry Peters Esqr, labelled Stable (twice), Hay &c (twice), Harness &c, Coach house and (lower plan) Stable, Loose Stable and Coach house (feint pencil note) As settled with Mr Peters / at the Bank / Septr 13 1798

Signed and dated

  • 13/09/1798
    Lincolns Inn Fields Sepr 13 1798

Medium and dimensions

Pen, yellow, warm sepia amd light red washes, shaded, partly pricked for transfer, with pen and sepia wash border (699 x 470)


Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808.


The plan is more modest than previous ones so that there is stabling for eight horses rather than ten and there is a single coach house instead of a double one. See Notes to drawing [58] on 'loose stable', that is, loose box.



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