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image SM 81/1/77

Reference number

SM 81/1/77

Purpose

[52] Revised working drawing

Aspect

Section through the Centre of Chimney Piece

Scale

full size

Inscribed

as above, The Marquis of Buckingham, Marble, Stone Backing, Brickwork of Chimney Breast, Line of finishing over Chimney Piece

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields Feb 14th 1806

Medium and dimensions

Pen and yellow wash, on laid paper (677 x 550)

Hand

The Soane office Day Book entry for 14 February 1806 has Malton and Seward as working on Stowe. That is Charles Malton (1788-?) (pupil February 1802 - December 1809) and Henry Hake Seward (1778- 1848) (pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808)

Notes

See earler drawing [50]

Level

Drawing

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