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image SM (6) volume 71/32

Reference number

SM (6) volume 71/32

Purpose

Survey drawing of Taylor's south or south-east Transfer Office, 27 November 1817

Aspect

6 Section through the upper part of the dome

Inscribed

The Bank and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

C.P. / Novr: 27th 1817

Hand

Charles Edward Papendick (1801-1835, pupil 1818-1824) or by H. Parke (1790-1835, pupil 1814-1820) (see notes to drawing 15)

Notes

Drawing 6 shows part of the dome area of one of Taylor's south or south-east Transfer Offices marking out the proportions of the central arch. Part of the original decorative scheme is included: mouldings of swags over the arch and a vertical diaper pattern above the column shafts. This drawing also relates to the section shown in drawing 8.

Level

Drawing

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