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Reference number

SM (32) 48/2/18 (33) 48/2/30 (34) 48/2/1 (35) 48/2/26 (36) 48/2/17

Purpose

[32-36] Variant design (F) for the front elevation with a five-bay attic storey, and first design for the side elevation to Meeting House Court, 18 November 1817 (5)

Aspect

32 Front Elevation next the Old Jewry, wall plan and section of wall 33 Front Elevation next the Old Jewry, wall plan and section of wall 34 Perspective 35-36 Side Elevation next Meeting House Court

Scale

(32, 36) bar scales of 3 inches to 10 feet (33) bar scale of 3½ inches to 10 feet (35) to a scale of 3½ inches to 10 feet

Inscribed

32-33 as above and some dimensions given 34 No 1 35-36 as above

Signed and dated

(32-33) Lincolns inn Fields / November 18th 1817 (34) November 18th 1817 (35-36) Lincolns Inn Fields / Novr 18th 1817

Medium and dimensions

(32) Pen, sepia, raw umber, burnt umber, grey, green and light blue washes, shaded on wove paper (544 x 747) (33) pen, sepia, raw umber, burnt umber, grey, green, pink and light blue washes with double ruled and black wash border, shaded on wove paper (615 X 820) (34) pen, sepia, burnt umber, brown madder and light blue washes, shaded, partly pricked for transfer with single ruled and sepia wash border on wove paper (608 x 812) (35) pen, sepia, raw umber, green and light blue washes on wove paper (538 x 751) (36) pen, sepia, raw umber, green and light blue washes on wove paper (538 x 752)

Hand

Henry Parke (1790-1835, pupil 1814-1820) from Day Book ('a view of a design' drawing 34?)

Watermark

(33, 34) J Whatman 1816

Notes

The designs for the front elevation scarcely vary; drawing 32 has banded rustication on three floors, drawings 33 and 34 on the ground floor only. The overall design is perhaps more reticent than designs A to E. The right-hand, two-storey projecting porch has gone and the corner is finished with banded rustication (drawing 32) panel pilasters (drawing 33) and rounded (drawing 34). The top two floors have the outer bays 1 and 5 projecting, panel pilasters are in two tiers, the roofline is ornamented by a balustraded parapet over the three centre bays.
Drawing 36 is a reduced copy of 35 (or vice versa). The design for the side elevation relates strongly to that for the front. The proportion of height to width is close and if the ground floor is excluded, the windows and panel pilasters are the same throughout, though the centre three bays of the attic and second floors are not recessed. This design for the Meeting House Court front is the earliest (surviving) design except for glimpses in perspectives (drawings 21, 24 and 26).

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