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A Design for a hanging Lantern, English School, circa 1760.

Watercolour and pen and brown ink, coat-of-arms watermark, 28cm x 15cm.

After inheriting the title on the death of his father in 1754, Brownlow, 9th Earl of Exeter (1725-1793) began a period of refurbishment at Burghley.

Drawings of this kind would have been commissioned by him, or for him, as the work progressed.


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