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image SM (64) 82/1/60

Reference number

SM (64) 82/1/60

Purpose

Design for basement and ground floor with groined arches, May 1830

Aspect

64 Part plan and section through basement and ground floor

Scale

bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

(in Soane's hand) This Floor must be (sic) / groined Arches / See plan of Basement Story and (pencil) some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • May 1830
    4 May 1830

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pink and grey washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper (370 x 508)

Hand

Charles James Richardson (1809-71, pupil and assistant 1824-1837)

Watermark

Smith & Allnutt 1823

Level

Drawing

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