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SM 29/2/14


[18] Presentation design, Plan of One Pair Floor, May 1791


Baronscovrt, Plan of the one pair floor


bar scale of 1/9 inch to 1 foot


as above and The Marquiss of Abercorn

Signed and dated

  • May 1791
    Woodgate took a Copy of this Plan to Baronscourt / Octr 4th 1791
  • 4 October 1791
    Woodgate took a Copy of this Plan to Baronscourt / Octr 4th 1791

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia washes, pricked for transfer, with single ruled border on laid paper (516 x 717)


Pupil 1788-94 Thomas Chawner, draughtsman
Thomas Chawner (1774-1851, pupil 1788-1794)


Portal & Bridges, fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche and below, GR



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