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  • image SM 35/4/31

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SM 35/4/31


[34] Plan for ground floor


Plan of the Principal Floor


bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot


as above, Reymundo Putt Esqre, labelled Hall, Best / Staircase, Water / Closet, Library, Drawing Room, Eating Room, Mr Putt's Room, Closet, Wardrobe, Wood & Coal, Lobby, Common Staircase, Butler's Room, Housekeeper's Room, House Maid's / Closet, Plate Closet, Store Closet, Kitchen

Signed and dated

  • 07/12/1811
    Lincolns Inn Fields / Decr 7th 1811

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pink wash, with multi-ruled and sepia wash border, on wove paper (609 x 923)


George Basevi (1794 - 1845)
Pupil December 1810 - 11 June 1816.


A copy to a larger scale of drawing [21] omittimg the semicircular-plan portico and without the dimensions.



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