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image SM Adam volume 49/26

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SM Adam volume 49/26


[66] Alternative designs for iron railings to enclose the court, c1785, unexecuted


Elevation of two alternative forms of iron railings, each differently ornamented, with lamps to the left, and urns to the right. Each terminates in a lodge, with a semicircular arched doorway, flanked by Doric pilasters, and one is surmounted by a sculpted lion and the other a unicorn


bar scale of 3/20 inch to 1 foot


Two designs of Iron railings for enclosing the Court of Cumberland House towards Pall Mall and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 1785
    date range: 1785

Medium and dimensions

Pen and wash on laid paper (295 x 589)


Adam office hand, possibly Robert Morison, with title inscriptions in the hand of William Adam


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 44
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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