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SM 40/3/17


[8] Plan of first floor with alterations


Plan of the Drawing Room Floor / with Proposed Alterations


bar scale of 3/10 inch to 1 foot


as above, Robert Knight Esqre, labelled Drawing Room, Anti-room, Drawing Room 27.6 by 25.3

Signed and dated

  • 23/02/1802
    Lincolns Inn Fields Feby 23 1802

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and red washes with triple ruled and sepia wash border, pricked for transfer on stout wove paper with one fold mark (875 x 548)


The office Day Book has an entry for 23 February 1802 - ' Robert Knight Esqr / About Plans of / Alterations in / Charles Street / Seward', that is, Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848) pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808


The drawing room (extended by about 14 feet) has been enlarged to the full width and repeats the form given to the ground floor library (see [6]). A lobby has been made between the ante-room and the south drawing room.
See Survey of London, The Grosvenor Estate in Mayfair, volume XL part II, 1980, p.162



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