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image 13/5/5

Reference number

13/5/5

Purpose

[98] Presentation drawing of the entrance hall, exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1798

Aspect

Interior perspective as in drawing 97; first floor plan of the tribune; and ground floor plan of the entrance hall and tribune

Scale

to a scale

Inscribed

(upper case) A Plan of Part of the Chamber Floor / to shew the manner of lighting the tribune and the end of the hall, The Hall at Tyringham / a seat of William Praed Esqr

Signed and dated

exhibited at the Royal Academy in 1798

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and coloured washes including grey, raw sienna, sepia, blue and pink, within quadruple and double-ruled and wash borders on laid paper (558 x 843)

Hand

Soane office

Watermark

J Whatman 1794

Level

Drawing

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