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Reference number

SM 81/1/34


[18] Designs for four chimney-pieces


Elevations and shelf plans with some half-full size details (verso) further details


bar scale of 3/4 inch to 1 foot and half-full size


[missing, drawing torn] of Pembroke / Charles Street, The Plan of the Shelf. Portland Stone, The Chimney piece of North west chamber / (the other Chimney Piece on this floor to be the same / design but where there is Marble already that to be / used in the place of Portland Stone.), The Plan of the Shelf / Baclk drawing Room, Settled Novr 15 1798 & to have the / green facing, Slab, The Plan of the Shelf / Bow Anti room, Settled Novr 15 1798, The South East (small) drawing room, Settled Novr 15 1798 (details) N W Chamber / (½ full size), Shelf (3 times), Back drawing Room / (½ full size), Bow Anti room / (½ full size), Black border, Wall line (3 times), a projects before/ b 1/8 of an Inch (verso) Wall line (twice), Line of Shelf (twice), Wood (twice), Marble (twice), for small Drawing room / ½ full size

Signed and dated

  • Lincolns Inn (paper missing at the bottoml left- and right-hand corners

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, raw sienna, burnt sienna and light red washes (verso) pen and light red wash, on wove paper with five fold marks (550 x 685)


attributed to George Mansfield (surveyor from 1 May 1797 to December 1800)



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