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SM 89/5/4


[4] Survey plan of second floor


Original Plan of Bed Room at the right Honbl the Lord Eliots house St James Square and (verso)Original Plan of Bed Rooms / at the Right Honbl Lord Eliots / St James Square


bar scale of 1/4 inch to 1 foot


as above, dimensions given and (verso) New Library / Saloon

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and red washes, pricked for transfer, on laid paper with 5 fold marks (643 x 517)


Soane office hand


One of four survey drawings, three of which are dated 27 May 1805 and inscribed by the same hand. The office Day Book for that date has no mention of this job.



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