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image SM 77/4/10

Reference number

SM 77/4/10


[4] Design for a Venetian window, 14 July 1788


Interior elevation and wall plan of the window; elevation and wall plan of the opposite wall; two sections of the window; and (pencil) detail of the cornice; (verso) full size detail of the archivolt to circular head of windows


bar scale of 7/16 inch to 1 foot and to a scale; (verso) full size


(Soane) A.A. Make all these / pannels equal, door, blank door, A (eight times), T, plais(ter?), (pencil) A, The arch to be like the ---- (inside?) and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 14 July 1788
    Lees Court July: 14 1788

Medium and dimensions

Pen and wash, pencil, on thick laid paper (497 x 626)


SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect



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