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Reference number

SM 89/5/6


[21] Top lighting for bathroom


Part of Garret Storey shewing the design for/ giving light to the Bath, on Bed Room Storey


to a scale


as above and (verso) Part of Garret Storey and some dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 04/06/1805
    June 4 1807
  • 04/06/1805
    June 4 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, yellow and red washes on laid paper with 3 fold marks (574 x 353)


attributed to R.Woodward, clerk of works 27 May to 12 October 1805 (Ledger D p.237)


An oval-shaped skylight is shown.



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