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image SM 77/3/77

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SM 77/3/77


[47] Working drawing for external mouldings for the housekeeper's room


Moldings in the Elevation of the Housekeepers Room / full size


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as above, A B C D E

Signed and dated

(Copy) Lincolns Inn Fields May 15th 1800

Medium and dimensions

Pen and light red wash on wove paper (564 x 335)


Attributed to Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808.


Drawing [46] shows the location of the mouldings labelled BB, CC, DD and E.



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