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  • image SM 33/3/B32

Reference number

SM 33/3/B32


[9] Copy of drawing [8]


Part of the Section on the Line LM and Part of the Plan shewing the Cieling


to a scale


as above, The Marquis of Buckingham, Sketch of Design for the Gothic Library at Stowe, No 6

Signed and dated

  • 19/03/ 1805
    Copy / Lincolns Inn Fields / March 19th : 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil, partly pricked for transfer on laid paper (690 x 558)


The office Day Book for 19 March 1805 gives Storace and Malton as working on drawings for Stowe. That is, Brinsley John Storace (pupil April 1804 - February 1807) and (Charles Malton 1788 - ?) (pupil February 1802 - December 1809)


Copy of drawing [8] but without the shading and with some rough pencil details.



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