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image SM volume 66/45

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SM volume 66/45


[17] As built plan of third floor


Attic Story as built


bar scale of 1/6 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Duke of Leeds and room dimensions given

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and blue washes with quadruple ruled and black wash border on wove paper (700 x 494) on page 45 of volume 66


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


Soane's set of plans lacks an attic plan though there is one for Brettingham's attic. Here, two skylights brighten two iternal bedrooms at both attic and second floor (sic) levels.



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