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  • image SM volume 66/50

Reference number

SM volume 66/50


[5] Design for plan of second mezzanne floor


Plan of the Second Mezzaninr Floor / between the Principal & Chamber Flors


to a scale of 1/6 inch to 1 foot


as above and labelled: Lady's Maid's Room and Closet

Signed and dated

  • 00/06/1794
    June 1794

Medium and dimensions

Black pen and wash with quadruple ruled and wash border on wove paper (700 x 49-) on page 50 of volume 66


attributed to Frederick Meyer (1774 - ?), pupil April 1791-1796


Consists mostly of the upper parts of the double-height rooms of the principal floor below though there is a 'Lady's Maid's Room'.



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