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  • image SM 39/1/41

Reference number

SM 39/1/41


[6] Contract drawings for alterations to attic floor, 8 May 1807


Plan of the Attic Floor with the / proposed Alterations


bar scale of ¼ inch to 1 foot


as above, Sink, No:5, signed R.Knight and Thos Seymour

Signed and dated

  • 08/05/1807
    John Soane / May 8: 1807 and Lincolns Fields / May 8th:1807

Medium and dimensions

Pen, sepia and pink washes, triple ruled and sepia wash border, on laid paper (536 x 365)


Soane Office, draughtsman
Soane office


Edmeads & Pine


The stair has a sink. A pencil amendment for a ? closet is dated May 22 1807.



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