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Designs for the tribune, datable to August or September 1796 (2)


Drawings 108 and 109 are for the finishings, probably made by Soane on site, as the inscription reads 'settled at Tyr[ingham]'. Soane visited the house often throughout 1796. It is most likely that this drawing was made shortly before October 1796, when he sent to Richards working drawings for the finishings to the hall and tribune (Journal No 3). Soane visited Tyringham in early August and September 1796, two occassions when he could have made the drawings.



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