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image Image 1 for SM (159) volume 76/67 (160) volume 76/69
image Image 2 for SM (159) volume 76/67 (160) volume 76/69
  • image Image 1 for SM (159) volume 76/67 (160) volume 76/69
  • image Image 2 for SM (159) volume 76/67 (160) volume 76/69

Reference number

SM (159) volume 76/67 (160) volume 76/69

Purpose

Record drawings, one dated 13 May 1815 (2)

Aspect

159 Chelsea Hospital, Plan of the Clerk of the Works' House, as it stood previously to the Alterations (ground floor) 160 Chelsea Hospital, Plan of the Ground Floor of the Clerk of the Works House shewing the alterations (ground floor)

Scale

(159-160) bar scale

Inscribed

159-160 as above

Signed and dated

(159) May 13th. 1815

Hand

Soane office

Notes

Drawing 159 represents the old Clerk of Works' House and may be copied from the survey plan - drawing 145. Drawing 160 shows the parts of the old house that Soane retained in grey wash and his additions and alterations in pink wash. The footprint of the demolished parts of the house is also drawn, without coloured wash.

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Drawing

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Sir John Soane's collection includes some 30,000 architectural, design and topographical drawings which is a very important resource for scholars worldwide. His was the first architect’s collection to attempt to preserve the best in design for the architectural profession in the future, and it did so by assembling as exemplars surviving drawings by great Renaissance masters and by the leading architects in Britain in the 17th and 18th centuries and his near contemporaries such as Sir William Chambers, Robert Adam and George Dance the Younger. These drawings sit side by side with 9,000 drawings in Soane’s own hand or those of the pupils in his office, covering his early work as a student, his time in Italy and the drawings produced in the course of his architectural practice from 1780 until the 1830s.

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