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  • image SM Adam volume 33/62

Reference number

SM Adam volume 33/62


[2] Design for alterations to the fabric of the house, c1766, as executed


Plan of the principal (first) storey of a house as Adam volume 33/61, and containing service, domestic and reception rooms, and with a rough pencil annotation on the bottom edge showing a design for a frieze


bar scale of 1 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the Principal Storey / Water Closet / Powdering Room & Wardrobe over / Sir James's Dressing room / Valets Bed room / Anti Room / Lady Mary's Bed Chamber / Lady Mary's Dressing Room / Lady Mary's Wardrobe / Bed Chamber / Kitchen Continued / Lady Mary's Maids room / Bed Chamber / Bed Chamber / Passage / Passage / Drawing Room / Dining Room (in the hand of William Adam) / Anti room / Anti room / Dining Room / Drawing Room (in the hand of William Adam) and some measurements given (verso) No 4

Signed and dated

  • c1766
    datable to c1766

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash on laid paper (374 x 536)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Giuseppe Sacco




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 31
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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