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Reference number

SM (53) 10/8/1 (54) 10/4/21

Purpose

Design and working drawing for a street lamp and the door on Lothbury Street, February 1797 (2)

Aspect

53 Plan & elevation of Lamp Irons, Lothbury Street (verso) rough elevations of an arch flanked on either side by capitals and soffits 54 Elevation of the door

Scale

(53-54) bar scale

Inscribed

53 (Bailey) as above, The Bank of England 54 Hinges to be let in flush.

Signed and dated

(53) Bank February 15th 1797 (54) Bank Feby 17th 1797

Hand

Soane office

Level

Drawing

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