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image SM 77/3/8

Reference number

SM 77/3/8

Purpose

[16] Design for sash window

Aspect

Elevation and Section of window to Mr Peters' room

Scale

bar scale of 1/16 inch to 1 inch

Inscribed

as above, Henry Peters Esqr, Flloor and Ceiling

Signed and dated

Lincolns Inn Fields May 2d 1801

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pricked for transfer on wove paper with four fold marks (345 x 542)

Hand

Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808. Henry Hake Seward with Thomas Sword. Information from Soane office Day Book.
Thomas Sword
Pupil January 1799 - 1804.

Notes

Drawing [15] (made on the same day as the drawing catalogued here) has one of the two windows to Mr Peters' room sketched- in, presumably by Soane who also added a sketch design for a porch to the nearby front door.

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Drawing

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