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image 31/4/7

Reference number

31/4/7

Purpose

[53] Survey drawing with added design, c. September 1800

Aspect

Plan of the joists in the attics

Scale

bar scale of 3/16 inch to 1 foot (53) bar scale of 1/6 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, labelled Ealing, (pencil) A Chamber over Breakfast Room, B Chamber floor over Library, Floor over Dressing Room to Entrance front, Girder (six times), Binding Joist (five times), Bridging Jo (five times) and Ceiling Jo[ist] (five times), X Joist (twice), Bare singel (sic) joist fram[e]d into the Girder and dimensions given

Medium and dimensions

Pen, brown pen, pencil and pale yellow wash, pricked for transfer, on wove paper (574 x 688)

Hand

Soane office

Literature

J. Lever, Catalogue of the drawings of George Dance the Younger (1741-1825) and of George Dance the Elder (1695-1768) from the collection of Sir John Soane’s Museum, 2003, catalogue 68, pp.214-6

Level

Drawing

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