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image SM 40/2/20

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SM 40/2/20


[31] Copy of a design for the one pair floor, 1 September 1801


Plan of the One Pair Floor


bar scale of 3/10 inch to 1 foot


as above, Messrs Praeds & Co / Fleet Street, labelled: Qy Balcony, c, d, Make AB equal to CD, Eating Room, a, b, To be bricked up in the finishg, Flue, leave a flue for the fire / in a Pedestal to be placed / in the niche to be supported / by corbels, Drawing Room, to be Bricked / up in finishing, Water Closet / & / Lobby, Flue, Window Head and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 1 September 1801
    Lin Inn Fields Sepr 1st 1801

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, light red and yellow washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper with two fold marks (677 x 556)


Thomas Sword
Pupil January 1799 - 1804.


WL 1794


A copy of [40/2/21] incorporating some of Soane's alterations to the previous drawing.



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