Poplar Forest - house (study plan)

Description: "Plan for Bedford" - study for a house, unexecuted. Scale: approx. 10'=1". On verso: notes regarding dimensions and bricks required.
Date: Before 1806, probably before 1804
Medium: Pencil
Support: Paper BD
Dimensions: 18.1 cm x 29.2 cm (7-1/8" x 11-1/2") -- measured: JH 16DEC92
Condition: Silk encapsulated, light fluid stain at upper left (i.e., upper right on verso) assorted dirt spots and smudges scattered throughout
Author: Jefferson
Owner: MHi
Classification: N-256 , K-185
Publication History:
Author: Kimball
Title: Thomas Jefferson Architect
Date: 1916
Author: Nichols
Title: Jefferson's Architectural Drawings
Date: 1984

Commentary: Drawings N256/K185 - N259/K188 form a sequence, with this drawing (N256/K185) being the latest. A logical growth can be traced through the four drawings.


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