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Reference number

SM volume 59/101a


[78] Record drawing, Elevation of the Lawn Front


Elevation of the Lawn Front / at / Mogerhanger


bar scale of 1/16 inch to 1 foot


as above, Stephen Thornton Esqr

Signed and dated

  • c. March 1809
    Datable to c. March 1809 in accord with drawings 75 and 76

Medium and dimensions

pen, sepia, raw Sienna and blue-grey washes with single ruled border on ? (stuck down) (116 x 187) on sugar paper leaves of a vellum-bound album titled (red leather label on front cover) Miscellaneous Drawings


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office



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