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image SM 54/1/9

Reference number

SM 54/1/9

Purpose

[14] Finished drawing for the gallery, Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, November 1820

Aspect

Plan of a church of five by nine bays. On the entrance front, the central three bays are recessed behind a colonnade of four columns. The central two columns are paired, and with a second colonnade behind. The columns are flanked by two towers containing D-shaped internal staircases. The gallery level shows the vertical arrangement of the pews, and the columns from gallery to roof, and the organ area with the choir pews. Across the nave are square and circular panels representing the compartmental ceiling. Faint pencil annotations show additional columns and pilasters along the entrance front

Scale

bar scale of 22/10 inches to 10 feet

Inscribed

Design for a Church to be erected in the Parish of St. Marylebone. / Design. No. 1. / Plan Shewing the Galleries &c / B. / Staircase / Staircase / Organ / Upper part of / Eastern Entrance / B.

Signed and dated

  • November 1820
    John Soane / Lincolns Inn Fields / November. 1820

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, red pen, wash, coloured wash of cerulean blue and yellow within a triple ruled border, and pricked for transfer on wove paper (945 x 611)

Hand

Soane Office, draughtsman
Drawing signed off by Soane

Watermark

J WHATMAN / 1820

Level

Drawing

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