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  • image SM 29/5A/2

Reference number

SM 29/5A/2


[4] Presentation drawing, 8 April 1790


Plan of the Ground Floor; (verso) unfinished ground floor plan


bar scale of 3/20 inch to 1 foot


as above, Right Honble Lady Granard, plan labelled: Portico, Vetibule / 9'0" by 18'0", Eating Room / 22'6" by 28'0", Library and Breakfast / Room / 24'0" by 18'0", Best Staircase / 16'6" by 16'0", Common Staircase, Passage to Offices, Strong / Closet / &c, Offices

Signed and dated

  • Copy April 8th 1790

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, pen and grey and black washes, within double-ruled border on laid paper (447 x 581)


attributed to John Sanders (pupil, 1 September 1784-90)


Portal & Bridges and fleur-de-lis within crowned cartouche with GR below



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