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SM 7/2/48


[7] Variant design, Ground Floor, 22 December 1792


Plan of the Ground Floor of Sulby Lodge / with the proposed Alterations for René Payne (verso, Soane, pencil) variant rough plan with two staircases, some dimensions given and one room labelled Kitch[en]


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above and René Payne Esqre rooms labelled: Hall & Staircase, Dressing Room, Drawing Room, The Eating Room, Kitchen, Servants Hall, Scullery and Larder and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 22 December 1792
    Great Scotland Yard Decr 22d 1792

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black and sepia washes with double ruled and wash border, partly pricked for transfer on laid paper (290 x 470)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office (verso) Soane
SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane office (verso) Soane


fleur-de-lis above cartouche with bar and below, ornate W



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