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image SM 62/8/27

Reference number

SM 62/8/27

Purpose

[7] Variant design to drawing [6]

Aspect

Front elevation

Scale

bar scale of 1½ inches to 10 feet

Inscribed

The Right Honble Lord Ducie

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields Novr 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and raw umber washes, pricked for transfer, with single ruled border on thin laid paper with old water stains (248 x 397)

Hand

Soane office hand (no entry in Day Book)

Notes

The same design as drawing [6] except that the gateway, which has railings in the middle, has an added pair of short castellated walls with lancet-headed arches making the composition wider and more imposing than in drawing [6].

Level

Drawing

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