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Reference number

SM (9) 11/2/15 (10) 11/2/14

Purpose

Further designs for the new houses, August 1807 (2)

Aspect

9 General Plan of Five Houses designed to be erected in Princes Street & Lothbury 10 General Plan of a Design for Five Houses in Princes Street & Lothbury 1807

Scale

(9, 10) bar scales of 1/8 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

9 as above, labelled: The Bank of England, Princes Street, No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4, No 5, Lothbury, Area (5 times), Porch (twice), Dressing Room (3 times), The Grocers Companys / Garden, (pencil) Lobby, Hall belonging to the / Grocers Company, Passage into the / Old Jewry, Property not belonging to the Bank (twice), Strong / Closet, Office one Story high / and Basement, Lobby and dimensions given 10 as above, labelled: The Bank of England, Princes Street, No 1, No 2, No 3, No 4, No 5, Lothbury, Area (5 times), Porch (twice), The Grocers Companys / Garden, (pencil), Dressing Room (twice), Hall belonging to the / Grocers Company, Passage into the / Old Jewry, Property not belonging to the Bank (twice), Strong / Closet, Office one Story high / and Basement, Lobby and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • (9) 21st Augst 1807 (10) Augst 25th 1807

Medium and dimensions

(9, 10) Pen, sepia, warm sepia, pink and blue washes, pricked for transfer (9) on laid paper (502 x 692) (10) with a double ruled border on wove paper (475 x 675)

Hand

(9) Charles Malton (1788-?, pupil 1802-09) (10) Francis Edwards (1784-1857, improver 1806-10)

Watermark

(9) Edmeads & Pine and fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche and below, 1801

Notes

The Princes Street frontage is 130 feet 6 inches wide. This part of the building was intended to give a unified appearance. Overlaid on both drawings 9 and 10 is the outline of the houses that previously occupied the site.
On the verso of drawing 9 is a rough townscape drawn in pencil. The buildings in this imaginary town include a rotunda, a colosseum and a flat-topped obelisk. The draughtsman is unidentified.

Level

Drawing

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