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image SM 34/3/7

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SM 34/3/7


[12] Plan for alterations to ground floor


Plan of the Ground Floor / with the Proposed Alterations


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Right Honble / The Lord Eliot, labelled Portico, Area (twice), Eating Room, Anti-room, Hall, Best / Staircase, Library, Water / Closet, Lead Flat, Upper Part / of Kitchen, Closet

Signed and dated

  • 26/04/1805
    Lincolns Inn Fields / April 26th 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, blue and red washes with triple ruled and sepia wash border, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (460 x 643)


Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808.


The survey drawings (2] and [9] show the entrance as facing St James's Square while the drawing catalogued here has it on the long elevation facing Charles II Street. In fact, the extension to the house came later. The proposals here include the new entrance hall and the enlargement of the eating room now taking in the old entrance hall.



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