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image volume 61/15

Reference number

volume 61/15

Purpose

[38] Design for a retaining wall around basement of the Stone Lodge, 14 September 1828

Aspect

(Soane) Plan of the Ground floor of the Lodge

Scale

bar scale of 1/9 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, (Soane) Pelwall House, Porch, Lodge, Recess for bed, (pencil) slope

Signed and dated

Sunday 14 Sept: 1828

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and grey and yellow washes on laid paper (295 x 465)

Hand

SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane and Richard Hall (Soane's clerk of works for Chelsea Hospital, fl. 1807-1837)
Clerk of Works Richard Hall, draughtsman
Soane and Richard Hall (Soane's clerk of works for Chelsea Hospital, fl. 1807-1837)

Level

Drawing

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