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Reference number

SM 54/4/35

Purpose

[78] Designs for the vaults at Holy Trinity Church, Marylebone, London, November 1825

Aspect

Sections showing the vault of a church. The bottom section on the left shows three individual vaults with eliptical arches with surrounding masonry. The section above shows three indvidual vaults with surrounding masonry with large elpitical arches.To the right is a section showing three individual vaults with eliptical openings of differing sizes and the surrounding masonry

Scale

bar scale of 2 inches to 5 feet

Inscribed

Trinity Church. St. Marylebone. / Sections shewing the extra depths of the Foundation Wall & c -} / To be returned / Section through the Vaults under the Vestibule, looking towards the body of the Church /4” Yorkshire Landings. / Inverted Arch / 6” york Landings. / york Paving /

Signed and dated

  • November 1825
    Lincolns Inn Fields / November. 1825.

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, red pen, coloured washes of brown and pink, and pricked for transfer on wove paper (729 x 533)

Hand

Probably Bailey, George (1792--1860), draughtsman
Soane Office Day Books record Bailey working on Marylebone on 8 November 1825, the only mention of anyone working on the church during the month, and letter types such as S and the t-bar crossing the adjacent h conform to Bailey’s hand

Verso

Faded pencil sketch on an unknown subject, some measurements and calculations

Watermark

SMITH&ALLNUTT / 1823

Literature

John, 2003, p. 61 fig. 59, p. 63

Level

Drawing

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