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  • image SM 3/1/9

Reference number

SM 3/1/9


[6] Variant first floor plan


Plan of the Chamber Floor


bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot


as above, James King Esqre, labelled Dressing Room, Bed Chamber, Dressing Room, Bed Chamber, Bed Chamber, Bed Chamber, Dressing Room, Staircase, Dressing Room and Water / Closet

Signed and dated

  • 05/03/1805
    Copy / Lincoln Inn Fields / March 5 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and light red washes, partly pricked for transfer,on wove paper 606 x 444)


Charles Malton (1788)
Pupil February 1802 - December 1809.


Compared with drawing [5] the changes (made a month later) are minor, a circular skylight instead of a rectangular one, the corridor it lights has some small changes, and the stair is now three-sided instead of four.



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