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image SM 40/3/2

Reference number

SM 40/3/2

Purpose

[17] Part-plan of second floor

Aspect

Plan of Part of the Chamber Floor / with propos'd alterations

Scale

bar scale of 3/10 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, Robert Knight Esqr, labelled back Staircase, Dressing Room, Bed Chamber (twice) and Chamber

Signed and dated

Copy / Lincolns Inn Fields / April 3 1802

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and red washes, pricked for transfer on thin laid paper (552 x 343)

Hand

Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant, May 1794 - September 1808. The office Day Book has an entry for Saturday April 3rd 1802: Robt Knight Esqr/ Sent a Plan of / the alterations of the Chamber / Floor with a lay over / on 1 Sheet of Royal Paper / likewise returned to Mr Knight / the Plan of the Basement & / Chamber Floor with alterations

Notes

Varies from drawings [15] and [16] in minor details, for example,the position of a door or of a corner cupboard.

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Drawing

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