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Section of iron railing from 143 Piccadilly (Hyde Park Corner), London

Museum number: X1330

Curatorial note

This piece of railing is from the top landing of this house designed by George Dance for his brother Nathaniel in 1807.

A typed label tied to it reads: ‘IRONWORK from top landing 143 Piccadilly (Hyde Park Corner) The house designed by George Dance for his brother Nathaniel in 1807. Destroyed 1972 and replaced by Intercontinental Hotel. The ironwork was presented by the developers to Dorothy Stroud. George Dance’s drawing for the ironwork is amongst his designs in this museum slider 4, set 10’.

Dorothy Stoud was the Inspectress of Sir John Soane's Museum in 1972 when this building was demolished.

See also Dance Slider 4, Set 10, 32.
This railing is in two pieces, this one and X1330.A


If you have any further information about this object, please contact us: worksofart@soane.org.uk