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image SM 39/1/39

Reference number

SM 39/1/39

Purpose

[4] Contract drawing for alterations to first floor, 8 May 1807

Aspect

Plan of the Drawing Room Floor with the / proposed Alterations

Scale

bar scale of ¼ inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, Robert Knight Esqr, no window, No. 3, signed R.Knight and Thos Seymour

Signed and dated

John Soane May 8 : 1807 and Lincolns Inn Fields / May 8th 1807

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil, sepia and pink washes, triple rulled and sepia wash border, on laid paper (537 x 367)

Hand

Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office

Watermark

fleur de lis within crowned cartouche and below 1804

Notes

As with drawing [3] a single large rooom has been made into two rooms. At this level the back left-hand projection has gone.

Level

drawing

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