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  • image SM 3/5/34

Reference number

SM 3/5/34


[102] Design for finishings to the entrance hall, 13 June 1796


Plan and laid-out elevations; part-section of the arches; (verso) elevations for another building, showing an Ionic screen in front of a two storey building surmounted by full entablature and a two-tiered attic


to a scale


William Praed Esqre, Sketch of a Design for the Entrance Hall at Tyringham, labelled (Soane): Present height of door, Present heigh[t of door] (sheet trimmed), Stone (twice), dimensions given, (feint pencil) Mr W---- / Mr Phipps / Mr Robinson / F-- / Aber

Signed and dated

  • 13 June 1796
    June 13. 1796

Medium and dimensions

Pencil, wash, brown pen, on laid paper (500 x 316)


SOANE, Sir John (1754--1837), architect
Soane, and some labels added by Soane office
Soane, and some labels added by Soane office


J Whatman



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