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image SM volume 109/38

Reference number

SM volume 109/38


[12/31] Elevation of the completed design for the courtyard elevation of the south range of Queen Mary's Court, omitting the colonnade on the west side




10 feet to just under 17/20 inches


In brown ink in unidentified hand, beneath scale bar, South Front in Queen Mary's Court.; and in grey ink with numbering on scale bar; and in C19 hand at top right, 38.

Signed and dated

  • Undated, but datable 1735

Medium and dimensions

Pen and grey ink over graphite under-drawing, with grey wash; on laid paper, laid down; 350 x 481


unidentified hand in office of Thomas Ripley


Strasbourg Lily / 4 (same as 109/37)


The elevation adopts the detailing of the window surrounds and continuous impost course found on the south wall elevation of the chapel, and shown at a preparatory stage in the two large-scale detailed designs, [12/12 and 13]. The other notable change to the design of the south range of King William's Court is in the treatment of the ground floor as a rusticated podium. There is now a clear demarcation, through floor bands and contrasting wall treatment, between this floor and the one above.


Axel Klausmeier, Thomas Ripley, Architekt: Fallstudie einer Karriere im Royal Office of the King's Works im Zeitalter des Neopalladianismus, Frankfurt am Main, 2000, pp. 113-24, and fig. 27.



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