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SM 89/3/51


Survey drawing of the existing Royal Entrance, 16 February 1822


Plan of the King's Entrance / to the House of Lords; (verso) details of a Gothic window, battlements and a finial, and small-scale elevation of one of the walls in the Princes Chamber


bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot


as above and dimensions given; (verso) Lead Flat, Cornice and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 16 February 1822
    16th Feby 1822

Medium and dimensions

Pencil and pen on wove paper with four fold marks (701 x 580)


Arthur Patrick Mee (1802 - 1868)
Pupil January 1818 - November 1823.




This part plan shows Wyatt's additions skirting the former Court of Requests in Old Palace Yard.



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