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Soane office, presentation preliminary design for Tyringham House (Bucks): elevation of entrance façade.

Pen and watercolour on paper

Inscription: Insc: verso: in George Bailey's hand, in pencil, 208 /over to [sic = word 'door' is missing] Lobby to Breakfast Room/Elevation of a Design for the Front of/Tyringham Hall, the Seat of/ William Praed Esqre

Museum number: P208

Curatorial note

A preliminary design showing the Ionic order rising only to the first floor and not to the entablature. There is also no attic roof above the balustrade and there are no pilasters at the corners of the building.

This is one of a pair of drawings of Tyringham (with P206) that Soane hung in his Breakfast Room.

Associated objects

P206, pair
P135, comparison


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