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  • image SM 40/2/45

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SM 40/2/45


[25] Design for the rear elevation, 6 August 1801


Elevation of the Back and section through rear frontage


bar scale of 3/10 inch to 1 foot


as above, Messrs Praeds & Co / Fleet Street, labelled: Stone, Floor line, Chy, Rough arches, Flue, (pencil) A, Flue, Line of Top of Joists, Rough arches, 2 courses of Tile heads to cover sill off, Floor line, Springg range, Rough arch, Qy Bricked / up in finishg, Springg range and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • 6 August 1801
    LIF Augt 6th 1801

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia, light red and yellow washes, partly pricked for transfer on wove paper with two fold marks (669 x 546)


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


WL 1794


Copy of drawing [24].



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