bar scale of 1/5 inch to 1 foot
as above, labelled (in Soane's hand): C, Part of / the Scala Regia, Marble Archi[trave] / remove to this / line, A, Eq[ua]l (4 times), 21.9 Square, B, (pencil) Painted Chamber, A. The centre of this room will be / found by drawing a line thro / the Centre of the Scala Regia & parallel / with the wall of the Painted Chamber - & where this line is intersected by another line drawn thro the centre of the access ?and the / Painted Chamber near the present door of entrance from the old House of Lords into the Painted Chamber gives the point A - from this / lines AB, AC all the others are parallel or perpendicular // Level of the floors of the Rooms from the Scala Regia leading into the Painted Chamber is determined by the level of / the floor of the Painted Chamber by B and dimensions given
Signed and dated
22nd August 1823 and (in Soane's hand) House of Lords / 31 Aug 1823
Medium and dimensions
Pen, red pen, pink, blue, yellow and sepia washes, pricked for transfer on wove paper (733 x 535)
Possibly Stephen Burchell (1806 - c.1843)
Pupil January 1823 - April 1828.
This drawing is a copy of SM 51/2/12 but it bears extra information in a note written by Soane about the enfilades and the floor levels of the gallery and other rooms.
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