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  • image SM 33/3/B25

Reference number

SM 33/3/B25


[55] Full size details of capital


Plan at the Top of Capital of Columns / in Library


(full size)


as above, Angle, Rib Arch, Projection of Capital, Projection of Impost, Groove, Profile of Impost, Wood, Plaster Impost, Ground, Plaster, Cap

Signed and dated

  • 30/07/1805
    Copy / L I F / July 30: 1805
  • 30/07/1805
    Copy / L I F / July 30 1805
  • 30/07/1805
    Copy /L>I>F>/ July 30:1805
  • 30/07/1805
    Copy / L I F / July 30 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, yellow, sepia and light red washes, pricked for transfer, on laid paper (432 x 644)
Pen, yellow, sepia and light red washes, on laid paper 434 x 643)


The office Day Book entry for 30 June 1805 has no mention of Stowe.


See also drawing drawing [19].



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