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Term figure 'from the attic of the Holborn front of Furnival’s Inn, taken down in the year 1818', stone

Museum number: MC28

Curatorial note

In his 1835 Description Soane commented that this caryatid from the Old Furnival's Inn is here preserved to shew the state of art when that structure was erected.

Provenance help-art-provenance

SM Archive 16/15: Statement of Account 'John Soane Esq... with David Laing' contains the following item '1818 For Fragments of Ornaments from the Old Buildings at Furnival's Inn, Holborn' £2.2.0'. The account lists further payments due in 1820 and is endorsed as settled on 29 April 1826.

Literature

J. Soane, Description, 1835, p.29


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