(37) bar scale of 3½ inches to 10 feet (38) bar scale of 3 inches to 10 feet (39) bar scale of 3½ inches to 10 feet
37-39 as above
Signed and dated
- (37-39) Linolns Inn Fields / November 25th 1817
Medium and dimensions
(37) Pen, sepia, raw umber, grey, pink, green and light blue washes, shaded with double ruled and sepia wash border on wove paper (612 x 819) (38) pen, raw umber, grey, pink, green and light blue washes, shaded on wove paper (539 x 745) (39) pen, raw umber, grey, pink and green washes with double ruled and sepia wash border on wove paper (612 x 819)
(38-39) Henry Parke (1790-1835, pupil 1814-1820) Day Book under 14 March. Nothing recorded in Day Book under 25 November 1817 but under 24 March 'About Plans and Elevations'.
(38-39) J Whatman 1816
Close to the preceding design (F) except that some details have been subtracted: there is no rustication, the pilasters are without panels, the balustraded parapet over the three centre bays of the front elevation has gone, the window-heads have a simple flat ? rendered finish instead of splayed brickwork. As with design F the building's title - National Debt Redemption Office - is no longer inscribed on the building. Railings, which would always have been necessary, have been introduced. All-in-all design G gives an impression of cost-cutting.
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