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image volume 64/121

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volume 64/121


[2] Survey plan with proposed alterations, 14 November 1807


Plan of the Ground Floor of House / shewing the intended Alterations and Additions (reduced copy of drawing 1 recto)


bar scale of 1/17 inch to one foot


as above, John Raymond Barker Esqr, rooms labelled as drawing 1 (except for omission of 'vacuum'), dimensions given

Signed and dated

Novr 14th 1807

Medium and dimensions

Brown pen, sepia and pink washes on laid paper (288 x 452)


Bailey, George (1792--1860), draughtsman
George Bailey (pupil, assistant 1806-37)


J Whatman



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