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SM Adam volume 29/98


[8] Design for the interior of an unknown room, 1775, unexecuted


Plan of a rectangular room, with semi-circular apses on three sides. Two of these apses are on the short sides, and are screened by columns, and the third is at the centre of one of the long sides, opposite a chimneypiece


bar scale of 1/3 inch to 1 foot


For Lord Cathcart / No Scale to the Original Plan / The whole hight from the floor to the Bottom of Cornice 9 ft 9 In / D[ _ _ _ _ _ ] for a Frize / 0.7 / hight of the Columns 9.2 / The Column is 11 1/2 In: Diamr at the Base & about 9 1.2 Diamr high / the Columns to Diminsh 1/7 and the Pilasterd 1/14 (verso) 7

Signed and dated

  • 09/09/1775
    Adelphi Sepr 9t. 1775

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (547 x 383)


Adam office hand, either Joseph Bonomi or Robert Adam


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 29
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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