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image SM 77/3/49

Reference number

SM 77/3/49

Purpose

[47] Design for gate with stile

Aspect

Plan and elevations

Scale

to a scale

Inscribed

This is the Plan shewing the Bar B let into / a Stone for the Roller to run upon that / is fixed at the bottom of the Gate this / Stone should be 12 inches square, the Bar / to have shoes to fix it with, B, Stile full size and dimensions given. And The method to make these doors is to frame the nails / into the stiles make the Gliue joints with a herringbone tongue / Put the Rails A A upon the Pannels after the Doors are wedged up

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields / May 25 1806

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and yellow washes, pricked for transfer, on laid paper (541 x 676)

Hand

Soane office hand (no entry in Day Book)

Level

Drawing

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