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image SMA j/31/1

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SMA j/31/1


[6] Designs for window in the main stairwell, 12 December 1825


Two elevations (one cancelled) showing strips of red glass; sections; and detail of mouldings


bar scale of 3/8 inch to 1 foot and ?full size


No 2 Sash frames & sashes for / Pellwall House, H[e]ight of No 2 frames from the top of c[h]imn[e]y to under side / of sill one 7'10" and one 7'11"½ each 2'F 8"i wide to be made of / Wainscot ½ inch B[ore], Style / Inch / wide, Sashframe / head, H[e]ight, 2 i (four times), (pencil) Oak cill - wainscot / pully stiles, outside & / inside linings- sashes / beads &c the head Veneer'd; (verso) Wainscot sashframes / and sashes with margin / squares

Signed and dated

  • 12 December 1825
    12th Decemb 1825 and 12th Decr 1825

Medium and dimensions

Pen and red and yellow washes, pencil on thin wove paper (340 x 575)


Clerk of Works Richard Hall, draughtsman
Richard Hall





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