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image SM Adam volume 53/16

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SM Adam volume 53/16


[26] Record drawing for friezes, ND, thought to have been executed


Elevation of friezes for the hall, the lobby, the dining room, the oval dressing room, the first-storey drawing room, and the square dressing room. The hall frieze is composed of fluting alternating with oval enclosed rosettes. The lobby frieze is composed of fluting enclosing anthemia and calyx. The dining room frieze is composed of jugs, alternating with enclosed rosettes encircled by wreaths. The oval dressing room frieze is composed of calyx, supporting calyx, anthemia, and arabesques enclosing rosettes, and from which hangs festoons of bell flowers. The drawing room frieze is composed of urns of fruit, supported by calyx, and alternating with anthemia, supported by calyx, and arabesques enclosing rosettes, and connected by festoons of calyx. The square dressing room frieze is composed of urns, supported by calyx and arabesques, of ribbon, alternating with anthemia


bar scale of 3/4 inch to 1 foot


Honble Baron Grant. / Hall / Lobby / Dining room / Oval Dressing room / Drawing room one pair / Sqr. Dressing room / on Baron Grant. (in pencil in a modern curatorial hand)

Signed and dated

  • ND

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on the laid paper of the folio page (291 x 471)


Adam office, probably James Adam


fleur de lis within crowned cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 50
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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