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SM 14/1/5


[41] Presentation drawing by J.M. Gandy of variant design for the principal staircase, 13 August 1799


Interior perspective of the staircase on the first floor


A View of the principal staircase at Hollwood, taken on the landing to the chamber floor, The Right Honble William Pitt

Signed and dated

  • 13 August 1799
    L.I. Fields Augst 13 1799

Medium and dimensions

Pen and coloured washes including sepia, Indian red, blue and grey, within triple-ruled black and grey washes on wove paper (964 x 635)


Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843), draughtsman
J.M. Gandy (1771-1843)


J Whatman 1794



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