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  • image SM 35/6/18

Reference number

SM 35/6/18


[20] Working drawing for the kitchen garden wall, 13 June 1826


Section, Plan and elevation for entrances into kitchen garden; (verso) rough pencil drawing, possibly a working drawing for a gate post


to a scale


as above, Stone cap 3 inches larger / than brick pier, stone coping (three times), Stone (twice), Brick Piers / 3 Bricks in length, Brick to set back / on stone half an / inch, Stone plinth / 4 Bricks in / height, Stone cop[in]g to sail over / 2¼ inches on each side, Section through / A, Purney Sillitoe Esqr, (No 5) and dimensions given; (verso, pencil) 107

Signed and dated

  • 13 June 1826
    13 June 1826

Medium and dimensions

Pen and Venetian red, pink and raw umber washes on wove paper with one fold mark (525 x 655)


Attributed to Stephen Burchell (1806 - c.1843), draughtsman
Attributed to Stephen Burchell (1806-?, pupil 1823-1828)



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