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Reference number

SM 7/2/18

Purpose

[45] Preliminary design with wings, Plans of Ground Floor, 15 September 1824

Aspect

Two plans of ground floor

Scale

bar scale of 1/9 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

Rene / René Payne Esqre, Design for Additions to Sulby Lodge and as above labelled: Library, Breakfast Room, Eating / Room and sketch NSEW compass point (in another hand)

Signed and dated

Sepr 15th 1824

Medium and dimensions

pen, pencil, pink, warm sepia and black washes, pricked for transfer (existing house) on thin wove paper (347 x 577)

Hand

Soane Office, draughtsman
Plan of existing house by a Soane office hand, added to by Soane, inscriptions added by George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant, 1806-37, curator 1837-60)




SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Plan of existing house by a Soane office hand, added to by Soane, inscriptions added by George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant, 1806-37, curator 1837-60)
Bailey, George (1792--1860)
Plan of existing house by a Soane office hand, added to by Soane, inscriptions added by George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant, 1806-37, curator 1837-60)

Level

Drawing

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