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SM (3) 56/8/18


Survey drawing of the one pair floor


3 Plan of the One Pair Floor of Messs Pitt, Powell & Fripps Premises


to a scale of ? inch to 1 foot


as above, labelled: a. Mem rough brickwork / Shutter but no lin[in]g, Toll House, Coping, Slate good, Lead gutter, Passage to Warehouse, Drawing Room, Staircase, wood, Closet, Glass Parts, Warehouse (3 times), Step ladder, 2 Stories of Warehouse as / this including Roof, The Water, Nearly 30 Sq[uar]e and dimensions given

Medium and dimensions

Pencil and burnt umber wash, pricked for transfer on wove paper (294 x 239)


George Bailey (1792-1860, pupil then assistant 1806-37, curator 1837-60)



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