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  • image SM 39/1/81

Reference number

SM 39/1/81


[4] Survey drawing: third floor


Plan of the third Floor


bar scale of ¼ inch to 1 foot


as above, labelled Court and Gallery, dimensions given

Signed and dated

  • Lincolns Inn Fields March 24 th 1795

Medium and dimensions

Brown pen and sepia wash on coarse laid paper (634 x 514)


attributed to Thomas Jeans (c. 1775 - 1866), August 1792-25 August 1797


The large space overlooked by a 'Gallery' is the top storey of the double-height room on the second floor.



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