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SM 34/3/8


[15] Plan for alterations to second floor with minor changes


Plan of the Chamber Floor / with the Proposed Alterations and rough revision to plan of water closet


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Right Honble / the Lord Eliot, labelled Bed / Chamber (twice), Lord Eliot's / Dressing Room, Bath, door, small ch[imne]y, Lady Eliot's / Dressing Room, Dressing Room, Lady's Maid / Room, Skylight, Roof and 2/3 off [illegible]

Signed and dated

  • 30/04/1805
    Lincolns Inn Fields / April 30th and Final May 28: 1805 and Final May 28: / 1805

Medium and dimensions

John Soane
Pen, sepia, blue and red washes, some pencil, with quadruple ruled and sepia wash border, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (667 x 479)


Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808.
Sir John Soane (1753 - 1837)
With alterations by Soane.


As with drawing [14] Soane made some small adjustments.



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