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image SM 3/4/3
Soane office, Moggerhanger, east front, 1809. SM 3/4/3. ©Sir John Soane's Museum, London. Photo: Ardon Bar-Hama

Reference number

SM 3/4/3

Purpose

[73] Working drawing for the east elevation, 19 July 1809

Aspect

Flank (east) Elevation of Mogerhanger House with chimney pots added and rough detail for cornice dated July 19 : 1809

Scale

bar scale of ¼ inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, Stephen Thornton Esqre and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

(below cornice by Soane) July 19 : 1809 ( added by Bailey) 1809

Medium and dimensions

pen, brown pen, pencil, sepia wash, pricked for transfer on thin wove paper (327 x 528), single fold mark

Hand

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

Literature

P.Dean, Sir John Soane and the country estate, 1999, pp.124-137

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Drawing

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