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image SM 80/1/44

Reference number

SM 80/1/44

Purpose

[11] Full size details of mouldings

Aspect

Mouldings for cornices, base, surbase, architrave and ceiling

Scale

full size

Inscribed

Cornice to the South West / drawing room / full size, Cornice to the / Anti room / full size, Base & Surbase / Moldings full size / to the front drawing room, Architrave to the window / in the front drawing room, Ceiling and Cornice to the Staircase full size

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields Aug: 17 : 1798

Medium and dimensions

Pen and light red wash on laid paper with one fold mark (572 x 661)

Hand

The office Day Book for 17 August 1798 has no entry under Countess of Pembroke but this drawing is in the same had as earlier ones, that is, George Mansfield, surveyor 1 May 1797 - December 1800

Level

Drawing

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