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Reference number

SM (22) 48/2/23 (23) 48/2/15 (24) 48/2/6

Purpose

[22-24] Variant designs (D1-D2) for a full five-bay front elevation, 7 November 1817 (3)

Aspect

22 Front elevation, wall plan and section of wall 23 Front elevation, wall plan and section of wall for Design No (blank) 24 Perspective

Scale

(22) to a scale of 3½ inches to 10 feet (23) bar scale of 3 inches to 10 feet

Inscribed

22 as above 23 Design No5 or 3 (mostly erased) 24 as above 22-24 National Debt Redemption and Life Annuity Office (on building)

Signed and dated

(22-23) Lincolns Inn Fields / Novr 7th 1817 (24) Lincolns Inn Fields / Novr 1817

Medium and dimensions

(22) Pen, warm sepia, raw umber, burnt umber, black, blue, pink and green washes, shaded with double ruled black wash border on wove paper with recent repairs (630 x 842) (23) pen, pencil, warm sepia, raw umber, burnt umber, black, blue, pink and green washes, shaded on wove paper (541 x 747) (24) pen, warm sepia, raw umber, sepia, blue and green washes, shaded with single ruled and sepia wash border on wove paper (459 x 594)

Hand

Edward Foxhall (1793-1862, pupil 1812-1821) and Henry Parke (1790-1835, pupil 1814-1820) from Day Book

Notes

Drawing 23 is a copy of drawing 22 to a reduced scale and is not completely finished (some pencil lines not removed, lacks border). A comparison with designs C1-C3 shows that the ground floors are the same except that the incised semicircle with a Greek fret stop over three round-arched ground floor windows has gone. The upper two storeys have the projecting bays as 2 and 4 rather than 1, 3 and 5 and the plain corner pilasters increase in width from top to bottom and are crowned by antefixes as is the balustrade over the three central bays. Conventional pedimented windows are found at each end of the first floor. Perspective drawing 24 (design D2) shows much the same design as that seen in drawings 22-23 (D1) except for the twin entrances which are now approached via four steps and two antefixes have been omitted from the roof. The perspective shows the front to Old Jewry and the elevation to Meeting House Court with its eight-bay front and side entrance. It gives an indication of the modest surroundings that include two brick three-storey houses of three floors with a ground floor shop.

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Drawing

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