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SM Adam volume 11/131


[11] Alternative design for the ceiling for the hall, 1765


Plan of a compartmental ceiling, the raised divisions ornamented with scrolled hearts, and with a central medallion enclosed within a fan, festoons, peltoid shields, and an octagonal frame of fret, and encircled by lozenges and hexagons enclosing rosettes, oval rosettes enclosed within fans, and oval medallions, and with a roundel containing a trophy in each corner, as executed


bar scale of 1/2 inch to 1 foot


Design of a Cieling for the Hall at Gawthorpe House in Yorkshire The Seat of Edwin Lascelles Esquire and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 1765

Medium and dimensions

Pen and wash on laid paper (462 x 577)


Adam office hand, possibly William Hamilton or Robert Nasmith


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 16
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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