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image SM 35/2/32

Reference number

SM 35/2/32

Purpose

[14] Ground floor plan, 'Design No 3', 6 November 1807

Aspect

Ground floor plan, Design No.3, 6 November 1807

Scale

bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, Plan for the Alterations and Improvements / of / Whitley Hall / The Seat of the Viscount Hood, labelled Conservatory, Lady's Dressing / Room, Dressing Room, Breakfast Room / and / Ante Room, Eating Room, Lobby, Store Closet, Housekeepers / Room, Water / Closet, Lobby, Chamber, Best Staircase, Library, Hall / Billiard Table, Lord's Room, Sky light, Corridor, Common / Staircase, Passage to Offices, Arcade, Servants Hall, Plate / Closet, Butlers Room, Bed / Room, Bed, Court, Kitchen Offices &c and dimensions given

Signed and dated

(Copy) / Novr: 6th: 1807

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pink and sepia washes, triple ruled and sepia wash border, pencil trees added, on wove paper (585 x 940)

Hand

The office Day Book has an entry for 6 November 1807 - About Perspective View of Hall / Malton, Edwards, Seward

Notes

As drawing [15].

Level

drawing

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