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SM Adam volume 37/27


[21] Design showing a plan of the bedchamber storey, 1777, unexecuted


Plan of the bedchamber storey of a house as Adam volumes 38/25-26, but without external doors or stairs, and containing bedrooms and dressing rooms


bar scale of 3/4 inch to 10 feet


Plan of the one pair Story of Fleurs Castle / for his Grace the Duke of Roxburgh (in the hand of William Adam) / Dressg room / Bed Chamber / Dressg room / Servants room / Bed Chamber / Bed Chamber / Dressg room / Dressg room / Dressing room / Bed Chamber / Dressing room / Dressing room / Bed Chamber / Bed Chamber / Dressing room and some measurements given (verso) 4

Signed and dated

  • 15/11/1777
    Adelphi 15th/ Novr. 1777

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (521 x 268)


Adam office hand, possibly Joseph Bonomi, with addition to title inscription in the hand of William Adam


GR surmounted by fleur de lis within crowned cartouche


Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 13
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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