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image 32/1/22

Reference number

32/1/22

Purpose

[174] Variant design and working drawing with segmental pedimented cap, 11 November 1801

Aspect

Plan of the Gate, Elevation, Moulding of Base of Pilasters full size, Plan of the Top of A and Elevation of the Part at A to / a larger scale showing T-shaped toothing

Scale

bar scale of 1/3 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, For Ealing and dimensions given

Signed and dated

Novr: 11: 1801

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and sepia wash, partly pricked for transfer, on laid paper (294 x 481)

Hand

Soane office

Literature

P. Dean, Sir John Soane and the country estate, 1999, p. 93; G. Darley, John Soane: an accidental Romantic, 1999, p. 158; J. Summerson, 'Sir John Soane and the Furniture of Death', The Unromantic Castle and other essays, 1990, p.135

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Drawing

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