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image SM Adam volume 42/67

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SM Adam volume 42/67


[41] Finished drawing for the third storey of the house, c1768-70, as executed


Plan of the third storey of a three-bay terraced house, containing bedrooms, closets, and a wash house and laundry, with a central staircase and a back staircase


bar scale of 2 inches to 10 feet


Plan of the three pair of Stairs / Wash House & Laundry / Gallery / Closet / Closet / Servants Bed Room / Bed Room / Bed Room and some measurements given (verso) Number 15 (in red pen) / 8 / Mr Garricks house in the Adelphi / 8

Signed and dated

  • c1768-70
    datable to c1768-70

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and wash within a single ruled border on laid paper (304 x 523)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Joseph Bonomi




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 33
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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