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SM 8/3/17


[130] Working copy of variant design for a peachery, March 1795


Working copy of drawing 129 for the peachery, showing Plan above the Ground level; Plan of the End under the Ground level; Section of the End; Elevation of part of the Front


bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot


as above, Peach House Wm Praed Esqr, plans and section lettered A (twice), B (seven times), C (twice), D (three times), E (twice), F (twice), G corresponding to key: A The Fire Place // B The Flues // C The Chimney // D The Treillage // E The Shed for Fewel & c // F Space between the Flue / and Wall // G Arches in the Foundati of // Front Walls to receive the Roots of Trees, dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • March 1795
    Jn Haverfield Kew 1795 Copy Lincolns Inn Fields / March 1795

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and pink, grey and yellow washes on cartridge paper (530 x 320)


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