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Reference number

SM 35/4/17


[5] Perspective of design




Reymundo Putt Esqre / Combe House Devonshire

Signed and dated

  • 13/04/1805
    April 13 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash on wove paper with old repair (400 x 571)


Brinsley John Storace
Pupil April 1804 - February 1807. Entry in office Day Book for 13 April 1805.


The perspective shows a five bay elevation as well as a seven bay elevation that has a buttressed and castellated entrance. The perspective does not seem to fit with any of the plans for additiions except perhaps for the basement plans (drawings [6] and [7]).



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