"Plan of the cellar floors"

Description: Plan of cellar from Monticello I
Date: Probably early 1771
Medium: Ink
Support: Laid papers with watermarks (Papers AL and AB)
Dimensions: 36.1 cm x 60.4 cm (14-3/16" x 23-13/16") -- measured: JH 09JUL93 Main sheet: 24.5 cm x 60.4 cm (9-13/16" x 23-13/16")
Condition: Silk encapsulated, losses along left & right edges patched with Fabriano paper (20th c.), vertical creases at center and near right edge, tears along center crease and near left & right eges, bleed-through of ink stains on verso scattered throughout left half, ink stain near right edge (visible on verso), red wax stains along seam of main sheet and attached pieces, stains at left edge of bottom paper addition and on verso, dirt discoloration along left & right edges and right half of top paper addition.
Author: Jefferson
Owner: MHi
Classification: N-44 , K-22
Publication History:
Author: Kimball
Title: Thomas Jefferson Architect
Date: 1916
Author: Nichols
Title: Jefferson's Architectural Drawings
Date: 1984

Commentary: According to Kimball, this plan was measured from the work as erected. (JNT)