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image SM 54/7/2

Reference number

SM 54/7/2

Purpose

[33] Design for the floor timbers for the gallery, detail, St Peter's, Walworth, London, January 1823

Aspect

Plan of the horizontal and vertical arrangement of joists and slats for the gallery floor, with thick horizontal beams at each end secured by iron plates on the right-hand side, and to the wall masonry on the left-hand side. Section of the floor of the gallery showing wooden steps attached to the supporting beam with metal rods. The left-hand side is attached through the masonry, and on the right-hand side via a horizontal metal rod, which is placed through a vertical iron pillar attached to the top of the stone Doric capital beneath. A red centring line is use to mark A and B and there are curved pencil lines on the left-hand side of the plan

Scale

bar scale of 81/2 inches to 10 feet

Inscribed

Newington Church / Plan of the Timbers of part of the Floor of Galleries / Beam 9" x 9" / Beam 9" x 9" / Section of the Floor of Gallery on the lines A.B. / 11/4 deal / Stone / Iron Pillar

Signed and dated

  • January 1823
    Lincolns Inn Fields. / January 1822

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen, red pen, wash, coloured washes of brown, cerulean blue, orange, pink, stone and yellow, pricked for transfer on wove paper (742 x 528)

Hand

Possibly Charles Edward Papendiek (1801 - 1835), draughtsman
The letter types correspond with those by Papendiek in the Soane Office Day Book from January 1823

Watermark

SMITH&ALLNUTT / 1817

Level

Drawing

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