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image SM Adam volume 30/39

Reference number

SM Adam volume 30/39

Purpose

[5] Finished drawing for additions to the house, 1759, unexecuted

Aspect

Elevation of the principal front of a three-storey, five-bay house, with a hipped roof, with two chimney stacks, and with a central door on the ground storey, surmounted by a Diocletian window, and with a Venetian window above on the first storey, and flanked by two-storey, two-bay pavilions, with pitched roofs surmounted by chimney stacks

Scale

bar scale of 1 1/2 inches to 10 feet

Inscribed

South East Front of Moy House. One of the Seats of / Sir Ludovic Grant Baronet and some measurements given

Signed and dated

datable to 1759

Medium and dimensions

Pen and wash within a single ruled border on laid paper (518 x 343)

Hand

Adam office hand, possibly the hand of Agostino Scara, or Benedetto Napoletano

Literature

Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 23
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.

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Drawing

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