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Reference number

SM 62/7/11


[4] Survey of the ground floor of the Upper Ward (copy), 1824


Plan of the Ground Floor Windsor Castle


bar scale of 1/2 inch to 10 feet


as above, labelled: North Terrace, Brick Court, Horn Court, Kitchen Court, Royal Court, East / Terrace, South Terrace and (in Soane's hand) several illegible inscriptions

Signed and dated

  • 1824
    date and signature cut off but legible as C. J. Richardson...

Medium and dimensions

Pen, pencil and sepia wash, pricked for transfer within four ruled sepia and black wash border on wove paper (703 x 933)


Charles James Richardson (1806 - 1871)
Pupil February 1824 - January 1827.


James Whatman Turkey Mill Kent / 1821


A copy of drawing [1] made by a member of the Soane Office. Although signed by C. J. Richardson and dateable to January 1824 (see also drawing [5]), Richardson did not become a pupil of Soane until February.



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