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Reference number

SM (96) 82/1/95 (97) 82/1/72

Purpose

Working drawings for the relieving arches of the foundations, April 1831 (2)

Aspect

96 Section through relieving arch; (verso) part plan of the basement story of the Board of Trade Offices 97 Section through relieving arch; (verso) Plan of the Foundation Walls below the level of the Floor of / the Basement Story

Scale

(96, 97) bar scales of 1 inch to 1 foot (97 verso) bar scale of 1/6 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

96 labelled: 4'' York Landing (twice) and dimensions given 97 labelled: 4'' York Landing (twice) and dimensions given; (verso) as above, labelled: 73.4½ North Front, 30'3'' East Front, A, B, C, D and dimensions given

Signed and dated

(96) 7th April 1831; (verso) Lincolns Inn Fields / June 29th 1826 (97 verso) L.I.F. / 4 Sepr 1830

Medium and dimensions

(96, 97) pen, sepia and pink washes (versos: pen and pink wash), pricked for transfer on wove paper (512 x 360, 496 x 443)

Hand

(96, 97) Charles James Richardson (1809-71, pupil and assistant 1824-1837) (96 verso) Stephen Burchell (1806-?, pupil 1823-28) (97 verso) George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant 1806-37, curator 1837-60)

Notes

The lines 'AB' and 'CD' on the verso of drawing 97 relate to the section drawings 89 and 90 (q.v.). For the verso of drawing 96, see Soane: Office of Works: London: Board of Trade and Privy Council Offices.

Level

Drawing

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