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Reference number

SM 39/3/28 and verso

Purpose

[32] Working drawing for mouldings and (verso) windows (as drawing [31])

Aspect

Full size details of mouldings (verso) Plan and elevation of drawing room windows

Scale

full size (verso) ¼ inch to 1 foot

Inscribed

Col Graham, Cornice of Hall, Molding on Pannel of Doors, Cornice of Drawing Room, Base & Surbase, Moldings / of Drawing Room & Library (verso) Col Graham, Drawing of Sashes &c in the Drawing Room

Signed and dated

Copy Lincolns Inn Fields Augst 1798 (verso) Lincolns Inn Fields July 17 1798

Medium and dimensions

Pen and sepia wash, shaded on wove paper with three folds (558 x 657) (verso) pen, light red and sepia washes

Hand

Recto:attributed to Seward
(Verso)The office Day Book for 17 July 1798 has Seward 'about making drawings' for Colonel Graham, that is, Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848), pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808

Notes

The drawing room includes a cornice for the drawing room decorated with rosette and calyx motifs in a foliate manner that is perhaps fairly unusual for Soane.
For Notes to verso see drawing [31]

Level

Drawing

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