Item Bonomi MSS 45.157 (verso) - Door and architrave design, with measurements

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Bonomi MSS 45.157 (verso)


Door and architrave design, with measurements


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Door and architrave design, with measurements:

  • ink drawing with ink (orange) wash on paper
  • loose
  • 20.4 x 28.0 cm
  • [on drawing] 'House' (ink note)
  • [on drawing] 'Door & architrave' (ink note)
  • [on drawing] '8 feet 1 inch' (ink note)
  • [on drawing] '8 feet 10 inches' (ink note)
  • [on drawing] 'Dr Sir / I beg to present to the institute of B architects / a copy cast of the obelisk of Karnak which I [(replacing) was] executed for Ld Prudhoe / I hope as an architectural decoration it may not be unworthy of a place in the rooms of / the Institute' (pencil note)
  • [on drawing] 'a cast taken from proper(?) a model executed in slate of the of the great obelisk at Carnac which I [(replacing) was] executed in slate / conduction inspection at the expense for [(replacing) of] Lord Prudhoe' (pencil note)
  • [on drawing] 'be unworthy of a place in the rooms of the institute' (pencil note)

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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