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  • image SM 35/3/17

Reference number

SM 35/3/17


[43] Design for trellis and shutters (as drawing [42])


Elevation of the Trellis Work at the / back of the Veranda


to a scale


as above, John Thomson Esqre, This side of the Drawing / shews the Shutter closed and This side of the Drawing / shews the Shutter open

Signed and dated

  • 07/02/1807
    Lincolns Inn Fields / Feby 7 1807

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, burnt umber, blue and pink washes, shaded, multi-ruled sepia wash border (340 x 505)


Attributed to Henry Hake Seward (1778 - 1848)
Pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808.


See note to drawing [42]



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