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SM 81/2/70


[49] Working drawing for chimneypieces on the one pair floor, 28 May 1802


Elevation of Chimney in the Front Room / of 1 pair Floor at Fleet Street House and Elevation of Chimney in the Back Room / of 1 pair Floor at Fleet Street House


bar scale of 1 1/2 inches to 1 foot


as above, Fleet Street / Lincolns Inn Fields, Principal Floor, Marble, Slab and dimensions given

Signed and dated

May 28th 1802

Medium and dimensions

Pen on laid paper (349 x 567)


Soane Office
Nothing in Day Books.


Both chimneys are 3 feet 9 inches wide. The one in the back room is 1½ inches taller than the one in the front room at 3 feet 10 inches.



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