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SM 2/9/19


[17] Design drawing showing a development of drawing 13


Design No 3 ground floor plan and rough west elevation


bar scale of 3/20 inch to 1 foot


as above, (upper case) Design for the alterations and additions at Hollwood a seat of the Right Honble William Pitt, stables, kitchen, housekeeper's / room, steward's room, passage, arcade, servant's / hall, court, waiting / room, butler for plates / and glass in / common use, eating room, lobby, library, corridor, water closet, lobby, best / staircase, the hall, the drawing room, anti-room / or / common eating room, study and dimensions given

Medium and dimensions

Pen and red, black and blue washes, pencil within triple-ruled and black wash border on laid paper (671 x 475)


SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane and attributed to Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848, pupil and assistant 1794-1808)
Attributed to Seward, Henry Hake (1778--1848), draughtsman
Soane and attributed to Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848, pupil and assistant 1794-1808)


I Taylor and fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche and GR 1794 below



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