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Reference number

SM (221) 49/6/5 (222) 49/6/4

Purpose

Working drawings for the back elevations, March 1826 (2)

Aspect

221 Elevation of the Front next the Treasury 222 Elevation of the back front of the Council Chamber &c

Scale

(221, 222) bar scale of 1/6 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

221 as above 222 as above, labelled: Stone Fascia and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • (221) 1826 (222) March 1826

Medium and dimensions

(221) Pen, raw umber, black, blue, pink and grey washes, pricked for transfer on two sheets of wove paper, affixed, with two fold marks (512 x 860) (222) pen, raw Sienna, blue and pink washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper with one fold mark (367 x 532)

Hand

Soane office

Watermark

(221) Smith & Allnutt 1820

Notes

Drawing 221 was probably made at the same time as drawing 91, which is dated '21 July 1824'. However, a second sheet of paper with a section through the Privy Council Offices, dated '1826', has been affixed. The original drawing was therefore reused and modified at the later date.

Level

Drawing

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