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image SM 77/2/24

Reference number

SM 77/2/24

Purpose

[35] Working drawing for partitions on the chamber floor, c. February 1802

Aspect

Plan, section and detail

Scale

bar scale of 2/9 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

Samuel Thornton Esqr, labelled: No 3, F, Beam / of principal / Rafter, A, B, C, M, A, Reference, F Piece laying from Beam to Beam / to take the Bolts of the Partitions / M Shews the manner the bolts go / through the quartering into / FF and dimensions given

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, light red and yellow washes, pricked for transfer on laid paper (624 x 478)

Hand

Soane Office

Watermark

J Whatman 1794 and fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche and below, JW

Notes

The two rooms shown in this drawing are in the east part of the house. The plan is for the ground floor. This working drawing corresponds with drawings [33-34].

Level

Drawing

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