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image SM 40/4/1

Reference number

SM 40/4/1

Purpose

[18] Design for the elevation

Aspect

The Elevation

Scale

bar scale of 2/7 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, William Adair Jackson Esqr / Fountain Court, No 1, labelled: 10.0, 1.0, 10.0, 1.6, 9.0, 1.0, 7.0; (verso, pencil) W. A. Jackson Esqr / Fountain Court

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields July 12 1804

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, pink and yellow ochre washes, partly pricked for transfer with double ruled sepia wash border on wove paper (478 x 666)

Hand

Charles Malton (1788)
Pupil February 1802 - December 1809.

Watermark

1801 / J Whatman

Notes

The elevation is seven bays wide with three storeys above a raised basement. The main entrance is accessed by a double staircase and is set within a recessed arch. Ornamentation is restricted to scrolled acroteria - a favourite motif of Soane's - above the end bays and cornices above the outer entrances.

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Drawing

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