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  • image SM volume 62/18

Reference number

SM volume 62/18


[5] Perspective of the back relating to drawings [3] and [4]


Perspective view


The Right Honble Lord Ducie

Signed and dated

  • 00/11/1796
    Lincolns Inn Fields Novr 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia washes, shaded with single ruled border on thin laid paper with one fold mark (368 x 482) mounted in volume 62 on page 18


Soane office hand (no entry in Day Book)


fleur de lis


The first floor windows are triple-arched under a label. The perspective relates more closely to drawing [3] since it has the same straight top to the railed gate ( and not the elliptical top of [4]).



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