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  • image SM 34/3/5

Reference number

SM 34/3/5


[14] Plan for alterations to second floor


Plan of the Chamber Floor / with the Proposed Alterations


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Right Honble / The Lord Eliot, labelled Bed Chamber (3 times), Lord Eliot's / Dressing Room, Lady Eliot's / Dressing Room, Wardrobe, Closet, Dressing Room, Water / Closet, Roof and (added) door, Closet (3 times), Ladys Maid, Ch[imne]y

Signed and dated

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

Medium and dimensions

Pen, added brown pen, sepia, blue and red washes, with quadruple ruled and sepia wash border, pricked for transfer on wove paper (668 x 472)
Pen, sepia, blue and red washes,
Pen, sepia, blue and red washes with quadruple ruled and sepia wash border, some pencil, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (667 x 472)


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


Some alterations added in brown pen by Soane.



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