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SM Adam volume 43/74


[12] Design or working drawing for the entrance porch, 1775, as executed


Plan, elevation, and two sections, of a single-storey, single-bay porch, accessed by straight stairs, and within by a double-width single-bay lotus capital portico, supporting a lintel, and beyond is a door surmounted by a semi-domed fanlight


bar scale of 3 2/5 inches to 10 feet


Section of the Porch. / Front of Porch for Major Gen'. Scotts / House in the New Town of Edinburgh / Profile of the Porch. and measurements given (verso) 3 and some rough calculations

Signed and dated

  • 1775
    Adelphi May 6t. 1775.

Medium and dimensions

Pen on laid paper (386 x 598)


Adam office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi


LVG surmounted by fleur de lis within crowned cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 12
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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