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image SM vol. 67/7

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SM vol. 67/7


[27] Design for two fronts of the outbuildings, 27 January 1802


Another Design for Elevation of Front No 2 and Elevation of the Front No 4


bar scale of 2/11 inch to 1 foot


as above, No 5, Samuel Thornton Esqr, See Ground Plan, labelled: Floor, Court (twice)

Signed and dated

  • 27 January 1802
    Copy LIF Jany 27 1802

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and pink washes, pricked for transfer on laid paper, bound into volume (582 x 353)


Soane Office


This drawing shows the alternative design for 'Front No 2', which matches that shown in drawing [24].



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