to a rough scale
Plan of the buildings adjoining / the Courts of Exchequer & Common Pleas / Olivers Coffee House / Coffee room / Bed room / Kitchen / Closet (x 2) / Tower leading into the Exchequer Court / Parlour / Bar room / Coffee room Vault behind the / Court of Common Pleas / New Walk of the Court / Court of Exchequer / A B dimensions given
Signed and dated
7th. April 1823.
Medium and dimensions
Pencil, pink wash, pen, on wove paper (211 x 272).
Mee, Arthur Patrick (1802--1868), draughtsman
The Day Book entry for 7 April 1823 notes that Arthur Mee was Making Sketches of the Courts / at Westminster.
In the inscription, labels A and B relate to detail plans of the entrance of the Court of Common Pleas, shown on the adjacent leaf (SM Vol 48/14).
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