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Model of the stables at the Royal Hospital, Chelsea, designed by John Soane, commissioned by the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum as a retirement gift for Miss Dorothy Stroud, Inspectress, in 1984 and made by Hugh Colvin, ceramic. SM X813.
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Model of Soane's Chelsea Hospital stables by Hugh Colvin, 1984

Inscription: STABLE BLOCK / ROYAL HOSPTIAL, / CHELSEA, / BY SIR JOHN SONAE / MODEL BY / HUGH COLVIN / 1984 [scratched into verso]

Museum number: X813

Curatorial note

Model made to mark the retirement of Miss Dorothy Stroud as Inspectress in 1984. See also X1331 the pair to this model made for Sir John Summerson on his retirement at the same time as Miss Stroud.

Provenance help-art-provenance

Commisioned by the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum as a retirement gift in 1984. Presented to the Museum by the Estate of Dorothy Stroud, 1st March 1998.

Associated objects

X1331, pair



Presented by the Estate of Miss Dorothy Stroud, 1998


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