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SM 47/1/87


[4] Working drawing for the window


Part elevation and cross-sections of two mullions


bar scale of 8/7 inch to 1 foot and cross-sections full size


labelled: Iron barr (sic), 1st, 2nd, A, B, 1, 2, 3, 4, A, B, 10.0 (twice)

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash on laid paper with one fold mark (650 x 537)


John Carter (attributed by Christopher Woodward)


Soane was assisted in the design of the window by John Carter, an antiquary and advocate of Gothic revivalism. The tracery is curvilinear and incorporates five lights with cinque-foil arches and daggers. A hood mould has been added in pencil.



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