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  • image SM volume 69/17

Reference number

SM volume 69/17


[32] Design as executed (?) for a thatched lodge with a pyramidal roof


Perspective of front and right-hand side of lodge


Henry Peters Esqr

Signed and dated

  • 13/09/1798
    Octr 13th 1798

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and sepia washes with single ruled border on laid paper (232 x 370), p.17 of volume 69 'Sketches by J.Gandy'


Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843)
The Soane office Day Book records 'Mr Soane / Sketch in the Book of / a Lodge for Mr Peters / ½ day / Gandy'


The sketch perspective is of the (as executed ?) design relating to drawings [23-24] and see also drawing [33].



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