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image SM 54/6/38

Reference number

SM 54/6/38


[65] Design for the right-hand side of the altarpiece, St Peter's, Walworth, London, 21 January 1825


Elevation of the right-hand side of the altarpiece as SM 54/6/37 but with additional balusters shown


bar scale of 1 1/10 inches to 1 foot


St. Peters Church. / Walworth / Design for the ornamental Painting to the / Altarpiece

Signed and dated

  • 21 January 1825
    21 Janry. 1825

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, wash, coloured washes of brown, red, green, yellow on wove paper (523 x 358)


Soane Office, draughtsman





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