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  • image SM 62/8/20

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SM 62/8/20


[79] Design for a lodge, plan and elevation, 17 June 1790


Plan of the lodge and elevation of the lodge


bar scale of 3/13 inch to 1 foot


as above, The Earl of Abercorn, A. This door to be converted / into a window // B. This window to be converted / into a door, Thatch, dimensions given, (feint pencil) --- door ----sed (reused?) / old door keep --- / ----- and calculations

Signed and dated

  • 17 June 1790
    Albion Place June 17th 1790

Medium and dimensions

Pen and black, red and yellow washes on laid paper (344 x 549)


Attributed to Sanders, John (1768--1826) - Library - Catalogs, draughtsman
attributed to John Sanders (pupil 1784-90)



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