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  • image SM Adam volume 42/56

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SM Adam volume 42/56


[2] Survey drawing for the house, c1765


Plan of the second and third storeys of a five-bay, L-shaped terraced house, with a laundry and bed rooms, and with pencil-drawn annotations


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


Plan of a house for Mr Rogers City of London (in the hand of William Adam) / Lobby / Press / Laundry / Plate / Plate and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • c1765
    datable to c1765

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash within a single ruled border on laid paper (500 x 267)


Adam office hand, with title inscription in the hand of William Adam


[Num]ber 12 / 3


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, index p. 41
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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