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Reference number

SM 80/1/60

Purpose

[6] Working drawing, Mouldings for hall, Plan of Frontispiece, 19 October 1789

Aspect

Details of mouldings for the hall (verso) Plan of Frontispiece at Tawstock (close to 4 verso but more precisely drawn)

Scale

(recto) full size, (verso) with bar scale

Inscribed

(recto) Cornice for Hall full size, 2d per foot rung [two pence per foot run], Line of Ceiling, Base and Surbase Moldings for Hall full size and Height of / Plinth 6" In: (verso) as above

Signed and dated

  • 19 October 1789
    (verso) Copy Octr 19th 1789

Medium and dimensions

Pen (verso: pen, light red and sepia washes), pricked for transfer on cartridge paper (530 x 638)

Hand

Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office hand (? William Lodder (1757-1827), assistant 1789-1796)

Level

Drawing

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