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Reference number

77/4/22

Purpose

[65] Working drawing for the balustraded parapet, pilasters and Ionic portico, 24 March to April 1795

Aspect

Copy of drawing 64 showing a detail of the Ionic capital

Scale

full size

Inscribed

William Praed Esqr, NB The Eye of the Volutes to be bored / 2½ Inches deep, No 24 Eggs round the Neck, Bottom of Architrave

Signed and dated

(Copy) Lincolns Inn Fields March 24th 1795 and (Copy delivered to Lorrimer March 25. 1795)

Medium and dimensions

Pencil and pen on laid paper with three fold marks (534 x 520)

Hand

Attributed to Henry Provis, draughtsman
Attributed to Henry Provis (1760-1830, clerk 1791-1802)

Level

Drawing

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