to a scale
View of Lord Chief Baron's Retiring Room. / Court of Exchequer.
Signed and dated
9 Sep[tembe]r. 1826.
Medium and dimensions
Pencil, coloured washes including raw umber, crimson and sepia, in double ruled border on laid paper (288 x 456) mounted on buff sugar paper (340 x 533)
Probably Joseph Michael Gandy (1771 - 1843), draughtsman
The right-hand margin contains a sketch elevation of an anta with a foliate capital and an incised Greek key pattern above it; not clearly realted to the adjacent drawing.
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