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image SM volume 59/31

Reference number

SM volume 59/31

Purpose

[17] Another design for plan of basement in a Castle style

Aspect

Plan of basement

Scale

bar scale of 1/8 inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

David Scott Esqre, rooms labelled: Servants Hall (also in pencil), Kitchen (also in pencil), House Maids / Sleeping Room (also in pencil), Butler (also in pencil), pencil labels: Small Beer, Strong Beer & Ale, Cellar, some further pencil labels but indecipherable, and dimensions given (also in pencil)

Medium and dimensions

Pen and black wash, added pencil on laid paper (310 x 519) tipped into volume 59, page 31

Hand

Soane Office
With pencil labels and dimensions by Soane.

Watermark

J Larkin

Notes

Close to drawing [16] with small changes, for example, to the interiors of the square turrets.

Level

Drawing

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