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SM 80/1/70


[82] Working drawing for cornice to the eating room, 23 August 1790


Elevation and section of cornice at AA


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The Earl of Abercorn, Cornice to the Eating Room, line of finish'd wall, cieling, A, A

Signed and dated

  • 23 August 1790
    Albion Place Augst 23d 1790

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and grey and pink washes on laid paper (650 x 576)


Attributed to Sanders, John (1768--1826) - Library - Catalogs, draughtsman
attributed to John Sanders (pupil 1784-90)



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