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SM Adam volume 50/60


[14] Design for the walls for stairwell, 1772, unexecuted


Elevation of a three-storey wall of a stairwell, with two windows on the ground storey, surmounted by rectangular compartments containing urns and festoons, and with an urn against the pier, and a staircase is shown in profile from a landing half-way up the ground storey, and the first storey has two windows, each surmounted by a rectangular compartment containing a half-putto with an arabesque tail, and the second storey contains two half-height windows, and there is a frieze of roundels


bar scale of 2/5 inch to 1 foot


Window side of Staircase for Lord Bective

Signed and dated

  • 24/01/1772
    Janry 24t. 1772.

Medium and dimensions

Pen and pencil on laid paper (310 x 486)


Adam office hand, either Joseph Bonomi or Robert Adam




Bolton, 1922, Volume II, Index p. 52
Harris, 1973, note to pls. 15-18
For a full list of literature references see scheme notes.



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