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Reference number

SM (27) 48/1/42 (28) 48/1/43

Purpose

[27-28] Design: ground floor plans dated 17-18 November 1817 (2)

Aspect

27 Plan of the Ground, or Office Floor 28 Plan of the Ground or Office Floor

Scale

(27) bar scale of 3½ inches to 10 feet (28) bar scale of 3 inches to 10 feet

Inscribed

27 as above, No 1 and labelled: Warehouse in the occupation of Messrs Mello, Pead & Co, Steps leading to domestic offices, Messrs Mello, Pead & Co, rooms labelled: Arch, Area, Writing Table and / Desk, Mr Higham's Room, Strong Closet, Passage leading to the House, Recess for Hats &c, Staircase, Lobby, Strong Closet / for Books, Court, Water / Closet / for / Clerks, Sink, Desk, Office, Desk (twice), Compter, The Hall / for / The Public, Messengers, Stool, Desk, Entrance (twice), For Binding Books &c and a few dimensions give 28 as above and labelled as drawing 27

Signed and dated

(27-28) Lincolns Inn Fields / November 18th 1817

Medium and dimensions

(27) Pen, sepia, blue, raw umber and pink washes, pricked for transfer on stout wove paper (540 x 749) (28) pen, sepia, pink, blue and raw umber washes, pricked for transfer, with double ruled and sepia wash border on wove paper (614 x 820)

Hand

(27-28) Henry Parke (1790-1835, pupil 1814-1820) from Day Book and Edward Foxhall (1793-1862, pupil 1812-1821)

Watermark

(27) J Whatman 1816

Notes

Drawing 28 is a reduced copy of drawing 2. Internally, these plans are virtually the same as shown on drawing 11 made in October 1817. Changes to the side elevation proposed in drawing 36 dated 18 November 1817 are reflected in the plans as is the front elevation shown in drawing 32 (and 33) also dated 18 November 1817 except that the plans show two of the three doors fronted by steps.

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Drawing

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