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Reference number

SM 67/16/11


[11] Longitudinal section through two chambers (29 August 1807)


Section through burial chamber and larger chamber


bar scale of ½ inch to 1 foot


Sir Francis Bourgeois, dimensions given and some pencil calculations

Signed and dated

  • 29/08/1807
    Lincolns Inn Fields / Augt 29th: 1807

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, pink, blue and raw umber washes, shaded, some pencil, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (425 x 670)


James Adams Jun. (1785-1850) (pupil May 1806 - June 1809) - Charles Malton was illl that day


Close to the section [5] made the day before but with the addition of (?) two incense burners in the large chamber.



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