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SM volume 87/19


[274] Theoretical reconstruction of some aspects of the ruins


Elevation of the triumphal arch and a longitudinal section through the temple and arch


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot

Signed and dated

  • c. 1832

Medium and dimensions

Pen, ochre, sepia and pale red washes, within a single-ruled border, on laid paper (487 x 297)


Possibly Charles James Richardson (1806 - 1871), draughtsman
Soane office (possibly C.J. Richardson given the paper watermark dates)


feur-de-lis above a cartouch with bar and below, WW


B. De Divitiis, 'Plans, Elevations and Perspective Views of Pitzhanger Manor-House', pp.55-74, Architectural History Vol 48, 2005, p. 64-65; C. Woodward (ed.), Visions of ruin: architectural fantasies and designs for garden follies, exhibition catalogue, Sir John Soane's Museum 1999, p.30



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