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Reference number

SM 43/9/8


Finished design for east elevation




5 feet to 1 inch


Faintly in graphite by Hawksmoor with dimensions in feet and inches for the right-hand and central openings and their architraves, and between the central window and the arch in the tympanum.

Signed and dated

  • 1711-12

Medium and dimensions

Laid paper, laid down on wove paper, watermarked 1821; 319 x 419 mm


Nicholas Hawksmoor


Watermark: Strasbourg Lily / 4 / WR; countermark: IV


A finished design for the east elevation, developed from the middle elevation in 1, above, and drawn at four times the scale.



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