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image SM 77/3/16

Reference number

SM 77/3/16

Purpose

[29] Sash window and shutters

Aspect

Full size details

Scale

full size

Inscribed

No 5, Drawing full size of the Sash frames / and Shutter of large window

Signed and dated

Copy L. Inn Fields Feby 18 1799

Medium and dimensions

Pen, yellow and sepia washes, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (665 x 557)

Hand

The office Day Book for 18-20 February 1799 has Seward, Mansfield and Sword (18 February), Mansfield and Seward (19 February), Mansfield and Sword (20 February). That is: Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848) pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808; Thomas Sword pupil, January 1799 - 1804; George Mansfield, surveyor 1 May 1797 - December 1800

Notes

An entry in the office Day Book for 18 February 1799 has a note that five drawings were sent to Glasgow - drawings No1, No.2, No.3 and No.5 Drawing of Window frame & of do pull rings

Level

Drawing

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