Richmond - McRae House (plan)

Description: Sketch plan of McRae House; was at 311 N. 9th St., Richmond - now demolished. Including dimensions and notes on pitch and number of bricks.
Date: Undated
Medium: Pencil & ink
Support: Laid paper (envelope), no watermark
Dimensions: 8.2 cm x 23.4 cm (3-1/4" x 9-1/4") -- measured: JH 04JAN93 [Nichols published dimensions, 8-1/2" W x 3" H, erroneous.]
Condition: Silk encapsulated, small loss at right bottom edge, loss along left top edge
Author: Jefferson
Owner: MHi
Classification: N-288 , K-198
Publication History:
Author: Kimball
Title: Thomas Jefferson Architect
Date: 1916
Author: Nichols
Title: Jefferson's Architectural Drawings
Date: 1984

Commentary: The sketch was done on the back of a cover sheet (envelope) addressed "To / His Excelency [sic] Thomas Jefferson / Governor [&] Commander / of Virginia." Sketch is light and difficult to see due to the shadow of the ink address. (JH) /