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SM 7/2/37


[32] Working drawing, Elevation Back Front, February 1793


Elevation of the Back Front


bar scale of 1/6 inch to 1 foot


as above and Rene / René Payne Esqr window and chimney dimensions given Top of Floor

Signed and dated

  • February 1793
    IS Great Scotland Yard Feby 1793

Medium and dimensions

pen and sepia wash, shaded, pricked for transfer with double ruled and sepia wash border on thin wove paper with three fold marks (329 x 557)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office



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