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SM 3/4/30


[62] Working drawing with Soane's revisions, Chamber Floor, January 1809


Plan of the Chamber Floor


to a scale of ¼ inch to 1 foot (no bar scale)


as above, Stephen Thornton Esqre / Mogerhanger, rooms labelled: Bed Chamber (4 times), Bed (4 times), Dressing Room (4 times), Closet, Water / Closet, Sink, Open, (pencil) Nursery Apartments, Principal Best / Staircase, Common / Staircase, (Soane) Qy [query] light, (Soane, pencil) chimney [piece] (pen) Qy, (Soane) Window and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • January 1809
    January 1809

Medium and dimensions

pen and sepia wash, pencil, pricked for transfer on thin wove paper (505 x 688)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office and Soane
SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane office and Soane



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