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  • image SM 33/3/B19

Reference number

SM 33/3/B19


[38] Alternative plan for outside sash (rejected)


Plan of the Centre Window shewing the outer & inner Sashes


to a scale


as above, The Marquis of Buckingham, Gothic Library Stowe, folding Sash hung with hinges, Rejected / Novr 23 1805, Design / No2

Signed and dated

  • 11/11/1805
    Lincolns Inn Fields Novr 11th 1805

Medium and dimensions

Pen, black and yellow washes, pricked for transfer, on laid paper (643 x 548)


The office Day Book gives Malton and Seward as working on Stowe, that is Charles Malton (1778-?, pupil February 1802 - December 1809) and Henry Hake Seward (1778-1848, pupil and assistant May 1794 - September 1808)


A detail for the folding sash differ from drawing [37].



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