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SM Adam volume 42/89


[7] Design for the east front of a house, 1784, unexecuted


Elevation of a three-storey, seven-bay building, as SM Adam volume 10/195


to a scale


A Design for the End front of Brasted Place in Kent Doctor Turton / No. 4

Signed and dated

  • August 1784
    Aug. 5.t 1784

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and was on laid paper (467 x 288)


Office hand, possibly Robert Morison, with title inscription in the hand of William Adam


3 / 4 (crossed through) / 3


banded cartouche surmounted by a fleur-de-lis


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index, p. 4
Rowan, 1985, p. 38
King, 2001, Volume I, p. 122
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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