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SM Adam volume 20/168


[45] Design for a mirror frame for the ante room, 1778, possibly executed


Elevation of a rectangular mirror frame ornamented with a border of fluting and rosettes. The frame is surmounted by an urn, ornamented with Vitruvian scroll and husks, supported by a socle ornamented with rosettes and festoons


bar scale of 1 ½ inches to 1 foot


Glass frame for the Anti room at Apsley House and dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • January 1778
    Adelphi. / 31st Janry 1778

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and coloured washes including Indian yellow on laid paper (259 x 448)


Office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi or Robert Morison


GR surmounted by a fleur-de-lis within a crowned cartouche


It is not known whether this design was executed.


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 44
Harris, 1963, p. 57
Harris, 2001(b), p. 100
Lea, 2005, p. 11
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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