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image 8/3/15

Reference number

8/3/15

Purpose

[129] Presentation drawing of variant design for a peachery, by John Haverfield, March 1795

Aspect

Plan of the peachery above the Ground level; part Plan of the End under the Ground level; Section of the End; Elevation of part of the Front

Scale

bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

as above, Peach House Wm Praed Esqr, plans and section lettered A (twice), B (seven times), C (twice), D (three times), E (twice), F (twice), G corresponding to key: A The Fire Place // B The Flues // C The Chimney // D The Treillage // E The Shed for Fewel & c // F Space between the Flue / and Wall // G Arches in the Founda / sions of Front Walls to / receive the Roots of Trees, dimensions given, (pencil) Copied

Signed and dated

Jn Haverfield Kew / 1795

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and pink, grey and Naples yellow washes, within single-ruled border on wove paper (452 x 345)

Hand

John Haverfield (c.1741 - 1820), draughtsman
John Haverfield (c.1741-1820)

Level

Drawing

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