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image SM Adam volume 19/173

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SM Adam volume 19/173


[54] Finished drawing for a garden seat, c1783


Plan and elevation of a small rectangular building with an open front screened by two terms, and flanked on either side by Ionic pilasters. There is a fluted frieze, and a broken pediment over the central part of the front. There are pencil-drawn annotations giving the pavilion a pyramidal roof, showing a detail of a term, and a partial side elevation


bar scale of 1/2 inch to 1 foot

Signed and dated

  • 1783
    datable to 1783

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (327 x 445)


Adam office hand, possibly Robert Adam or Robert Morison


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 19
King, 2001, Volume II, p. 220
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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