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image SM 33/3/B50

Reference number

SM 33/3/B50

Purpose

[30] Design for centre window

Aspect

Plan of the Centre Window, Elevation next the Room, Elevation of the outside / of the Centre Window / to a smaller scale, Section on the Line through center and a few dimensions given

Scale

half inch and 1 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, The Marquis of Buckingham, Gothic Library at Stowe, No 7

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields March 15th 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and blue washes, shaded, with ruled and sepia wash border on wove paper (705 x 495)

Hand

The office Day Book gives Seward and Malton as working on Stowe that is Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848) (pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808) and Charlles Malton (1788-?) (pupil April 1804 - February 1807)

Notes

See also drawing [63] for a design for stained glass (not executed).

Level

Drawing

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