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Topic: architectural drawings

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[Design for a memorial with tempietto. Elevation]

[Design for a memorial with tempietto. Elevation]

Stamp on verso: EGC. No. 11. Title from inventory: Tempieta. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Conserved and rehoused May 2008. No ... more

Alcázar of Madrid. Main floor plan

Alcázar of Madrid. Main floor plan

Architectural drawing shows main floor with rooms and courtyards. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "No. 3. Planta alta del Alcazar de Madrid al andan del suelo principal; have de ver con la rel... more

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Plaza Mayor, Madrid, Spain. Plan

Architectural drawing shows plaza. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "Planta de la Plaza maior de Madrid. Juan Thomas de Mora." Although the name on the drawings is Juan Thomas de Mora, it shoul... more

Alcázar of Madrid. Ground floor plan

Alcázar of Madrid. Ground floor plan

Architectural drawing shows ground floor with rooms, courtyards, and garden. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "No. 2. Planta baja al andar de los patios del Alcazar de Madrid; have de ver con l... more

Alcázar of Toledo. Main floor plan

Alcázar of Toledo. Main floor plan

Architectural drawing shows main floor with rooms and staircase. Title devised by Library staff. Caption on verso: "No. 4. Planta al andar del suelo principal del Alcazar de Tholedo. Juan Thomas de Mora." Altho... more

[Studies for a church]

[Studies for a church]

Inscribed in pencil: Lot no. 8, srB. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; ... more

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict par la conduitte de Monsieur le Vau / I. Marot, fecit.

Porte de l'entrée du Chasteau du Louvre, du costé de la Riuiere, faict...

Entrance of the mansion of the Louvre, in or near Paris, by the river, built under the direction of Monsieur le Vau. Illus. in: Le Grand Marot / Marot. Paris: 167-?, plate 186. Reference copy available in LOT 4620.

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (church) San Francesco]

[First sketch for the chapel of Bonaventura at Potenza (Italy), in (ch...

Inscribed: Primo schizzo p[er] la capella dal Bonaventura a Potenza in S. Francesco. Drawing not signed; attribution to Franceschini (known as "Il Volterrano") based on Walker Collection files. Title devised by... more

[Hunting lodge with pavilions]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions]

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing a hunting lodge or castle in elevation and section, and row of 7 pavilions in elevation. No. 8, suite de 11. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H... more

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Gateway, piers, and fencing. Plan and elevation]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Gateway, piers, and fencing. Plan and e...

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing monumental fence and gateway for a hunting lodge or castle, in plan and elevation. No. 16. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collectio... more

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Site plan]

[Hunting lodge with pavilions. Site plan]

Watercolor rendering attributed to School of Turin, showing site plan for a hunting lodge or castle with 14 pavilions, each having a walled garden. No. 8 bis, suite de 11. Title devised by Library staff. Kennet... more

[Church of SS. Claudius and Andrew of the Burgundians, Rome, Italy. Façade. Elevation. Rendering]

[Church of SS. Claudius and Andrew of the Burgundians, Rome, Italy. Fa...

Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Unprocessed ... more

Zarzuela Palace. Floor plans and landscape plan Baltharan Ricaud

Zarzuela Palace. Floor plans and landscape plan Baltharan Ricaud

Architectural drawing shows three floors of palace and terraced garden. Title devised by Library staff. Zarzuela Palace was built by Jose Gómez de Mora. Notation on recto: "R. Palacio dela Zaxruela y Dicienbre ... more

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

[House with enclosed entrance yard. Elevation, rendered]

Watercolor rendering, possibly American, showing elevation of house, with entrance yard in plan, well and gate also rendered in elevation. Title devised by Library staff. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item cons... more

Architectural drawing of a church ("St. Stephen's Walbrook"), London, England. Floor plan

Architectural drawing of a church ("St. Stephen's Walbrook"), London, ...

Measured drawing showing church, organ loft, porch, chancel, and dome as plans. UNIT title devised. Address and date from C. Place's Charles Bulfinch, 1925. Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance a... more

[Church of the Holy Apostles, Rome. Elevation and plan]

[Church of the Holy Apostles, Rome. Elevation and plan]

Inscribed: 33 and 15016B. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/... more

[One-point perspective sketches of structure, road, and trees, with shifting vanishing point]

[One-point perspective sketches of structure, road, and trees, with sh...

Four sketches. Church interior elevation and section with galleries and vaulted ceiling on verso. M.I.T. no. A-d-12. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusett... more

[Perspective rule for drawing square structure illustrated with geometrical diagram; figure IV]

[Perspective rule for drawing square structure illustrated with geomet...

Manuscript description of "rule IV," illustrated by "fig. IV". M.I.T. no. A-d-7 or A-d-8. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology S... more

[Study for an altar. Elevation]

[Study for an altar. Elevation]

Sotheby Parke Bernet auction catalog, New York, sale number 4330, lot 116: attributed to Agostino Mitelli. Date from information sheet provided by donor. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or re... more

[Church interior with galleries and vaulted ceiling. Perspective sketch]

[Church interior with galleries and vaulted ceiling. Perspective sketc...

M.I.T. no. A-d-12. Drawing not signed; attribution based on drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning deposit.

[Structure with pedimented wings. Perspective sketch]

[Structure with pedimented wings. Perspective sketch]

Manuscript notations on drawing. M.I.T. no. A-d-13. Drawing not signed; attribution based on handwriting and drawing style. From the Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of Architecture and Planning dep... more

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Perspective]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Perspective]

Inscription on recto: A-2 Front and [...] Section of Capitol [...] Hallet plans. Conservation control number 8-99-815.4

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Foundation plan]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Foundation plan]

Inscriptions on mount: Hallet ; Com.20 ; (A39) ; #18. Conservation control number 8-99-815.5

[United States Capitol ("Federal Capitol"), Washington, D.C. Preliminary elevations]

[United States Capitol ("Federal Capitol"), Washington, D.C. Prelimina...

Inscription: No. 1 Com. federal Capitol. Original & incompleat sketches of two sections drawn from No 14 & 15. S. Hallet.

[Monuments, Washington, D.C. Various studies - plans and elevations]

[Monuments, Washington, D.C. Various studies - plans and elevations]

Sketches show studies for circular, rectilinear, domed, and pyramidal monuments, also notations and computations on verso. Some schemes probably for U.S. Capitol.

[United States Capitol. Tortola scheme. Competition rendering of façade. Elevation with central dome and lantern]

[United States Capitol. Tortola scheme. Competition rendering of façad...

Architectural drawing showing Thornton's proposed design, known as the Tortola Scheme.

[Monuments, Washington, D.C. Sketches - elevations]

[Monuments, Washington, D.C. Sketches - elevations]

Conservation control number 8.99.815.15

[United States Capitol. Tortola scheme. Competition rendering of façade. Elevation with central pediment and lantern]

[United States Capitol. Tortola scheme. Competition rendering of façad...

Architectural drawing showing Thornton's proposed design, known as the Tortola Scheme, with alternative design for flanking pavilions mounted to right. Inscribed in pencil by later hand: Dr. Wm. Thornton's Comp... more

[New County Hall, Stafford, England. Proposed façade. Elevation]

[New County Hall, Stafford, England. Proposed façade. Elevation]

Inscription in graphite on recto, mostly erased (modern hand?): Old bailey, proposal not adopted. Inscription in graphite on verso: Design for the County Hall, Stafford, 1794, John Nash, unexecuted. 469/CX. 150... more

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), Richmond, Virginia. 14--SW and NE flanks of hotel]

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), ...

Inscriptions on recto: "Elevation of the S.W. Flank, being the FRONT of the HOTEL." "Elevation of the N.E. Flank, being the FRONT of the ROOMS," "VIII." Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of: B... more

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), Richmond, Virginia. 8--perspective sketch]

[Theater and hotel building ("Theatre, Assembly Rooms and an hotel"), ...

Forms part of: Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Library of Congress).

[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (Baltimore, Md.). Transverse sectional elevations]

[Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (B...

Inscribed: "Surrey Chapel, St. Georges Fields, circular building, 78 ft. clear" and "Independent Church - Baltimore, 78 ft. square". In: The Bulfinch sketchbook. Drawing has not been definitively attributed to ... more

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section of grand stairway]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section of grand ...

Inscription on recto: "Stair in the Old Capitol." Mounted on paper on linen. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Library of Congress).

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Front elevation rendering

House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st St...

Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects / American Architectural Foundation; 2010; (DLC/PP-2010:100) Forms part of: The AIA/AAF Collection (Library of Congress) Accession box no. ... more

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan and sketched elevation]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.14

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st Street, N.W., Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Floor plan with sketches]

[House ("Tudor Place") for Thomas and Martha Custis Peter, 1644 31st S...

Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R). Conservation control number 8.99.815.13

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President's house") for Dolley Madison, 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., Washington, D.C.

Architectural drawing for a frame ("looking glass frame for President'...

Working drawing showing looking glass frame and mantel in Blue Room as elevation; rendering.

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Architectural drawing for a house for John Markoe, near 9th Street and...

Working drawing showing vestibule doors, moldings, and hardware as plans, elevations, sections, and details; rendering.

[Unidentified cupolas. Elevation]

[Unidentified cupolas. Elevation]

Forms part of: Charles Bulfinch Archive (Library of Congress).

Architectural drawing for a monument. Front elevation

Architectural drawing for a monument. Front elevation

Working drawing showing monument as elevation and detail; sketch.

Architectural drawing for a wooden truss bridge. Bridge plan and elevation

Architectural drawing for a wooden truss bridge. Bridge plan and eleva...

Preliminary drawing showing bridge as plan and elevation; engineering drawing.

[Parapet. Elevation of parapet]

[Parapet. Elevation of parapet]

Inscription on recto: extent at base...50, centre....22,...& 12 high, each flank....14....10 high.

[Plaza]
[Squares]

[Squares]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Structure, Ware and Kirby methods]

[Structure, Ware and Kirby methods]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture

General rules from Kirby's perspective of architecture

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Horizontal and vertical planes/ room interior]

[Horizontal and vertical planes/ room interior]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Circles and octagons]

[Circles and octagons]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[English and French methods]

[English and French methods]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Table and wheels]

[Table and wheels]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

To determine the perspective of squares in various situations [cubes]

To determine the perspective of squares in various situations [cubes]

In album: "Principles of Perspective". Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Indentified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894." Fro... more

[Armory ("U.S. Arsenal"), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Principal floor and study for section]

[Armory ("U.S. Arsenal"), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Principal floor an...

Inscriptions: "Study for the Section of the U.S. Arfenal Pittsburg Oct 17th. 1814" "Plan of the principal floor." "BHLatrobe." Lined with paper. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of: Benjamin... more

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. South wing, section]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. South wing, section]

Inscriptions on recto: "Section of South wing of old Capitol as rebuilt looking north" "342." Verso obscured by lining. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latrobe Archive (Libr... more

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section looking west]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. North wing, section looking w...

Inscriptions on recto: "Section of North wing of old Capitol as rebuilt looking west." "352." Mounted on paper on linen; verso obscured. Reference copy available in LOT 4249. Forms part of Benjamin Henry Latr... more

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Plan, elevation, and sections] / Baltard.

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Plan, elevation, and sections] / Balta...

Sheet 4. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2000:029, no. 2. Conservation con... more

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Pavillon de l'administration. Elevation, plan, and section] / Baltard.

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Pavillon de l'administration. Elevatio...

Sheet 5. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Gift; Kenneth H. Walker; 1999; (DLC/PP-2000:029). Unprocessed in PR 13 CN 2000:029, no. 1. Conservation con... more

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Site plan with landscape rendered] / Baltard.

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Site plan with landscape rendered] / B...

Sheet 1. Plan du marche provisoire aux charbons, des fondations du Palais des Archives, et des terrains environnants de l'Ile des Cynges. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. Kenneth ... more

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Second version. Plan and bird's-eye view rendering] / Baltard.

[Projet de marché aux charbons. Second version. Plan and bird's-eye vi...

Projet de marché aux charbons, deuxieme plan. Vue général du marché aux charbons prise de Chaillot. Sheet 3. Kenneth H. Walker Collection. Item conserved and/or rehoused. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; K... more

Architectural drawing for alterations to a church ("St. John's Church"), Washington, D.C. Section

Architectural drawing for alterations to a church ("St. John's Church"...

Working drawing showing church as section. UNIT title devised. Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance. Date from information in P&P Curatorial Files. Church originally designed by Latrobe. Forms pa... more

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Library of Congress - variant scheme B]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Library of Congress - variant...

Inscription on verso: Capitol Library. Date 1818-1820, per William Allen.

[Plan and elevations of a church. Side elevation, plan of cupola, "size and shape of the glass" (i.e., interior window elevation)]

[Plan and elevations of a church. Side elevation, plan of cupola, "siz...

Illus. in: The American Builder's Companion, plate B following p. 100. Title devised by Library staff.

[Imperial stable at Polesella Venetia. Elevation and section ] / A. Bernati.

[Imperial stable at Polesella Venetia. Elevation and section ] / A. Be...

Prospetto e Spaccato della Scuderia ad uso dell' Imp. R. Posta Cavalli in Polesella. Title devised by Library staff. Item conserved and/or rehoused. See Supplementary Material for prior mats and mounts. Kenneth... more

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Reflected ceiling plan]

[United States Capitol, Washington, D.C. Reflected ceiling plan]

Inscription on recto: "Davis" - "PLAN OF THE CEILINGS IN THE CAPITOL OF THE UNITED STATES, WASHINGTON." - "B.H. LATROBE & CHAS. BULFINCH ESQRS. PRINCIPAL ARCHITECTS." - "W. Phelps Print." - "PUBLISHED BY I. TOW... more

United States Patent Office. Façade. Elevation

United States Patent Office. Façade. Elevation

Original architectural drawing showing façade in graphite with dimensions in ink, with scattered sketches, calculations, and annotations. Title devised by Library staff. Gift; American Institute of Architects /... more

[U.S. custom house, Boston, Massachusetts. Elevation]

[U.S. custom house, Boston, Massachusetts. Elevation]

Title devised by Library staff. Inscribed in pencil: "Boston Custom House" and "I. [sic] B. Young Archt." Blind stamp: Geo. W. Rapp, architect & sup., Cincinnati, Ohio. Stamp: B9. Gift ; American Institute of A... more

New Custom House in Boston / Drawn by C.H. Billings; engraved by G.G. Smith.

New Custom House in Boston / Drawn by C.H. Billings; engraved by G.G. ...

In album: Benjamin Brown French "Photographs," p. 152. Title from item. Reference copy in LOT 12251, v. 1. Original in PR 12 LOT 12251.

New custom house, Boston. A.B. Young, Archt. East view drawn by C.H. Billings ; engraved by G.G. Smith

New custom house, Boston. A.B. Young, Archt. East view drawn by C.H. B...

Print shows an east view of the exterior of the new customhouse at Boston, Massachusetts, also includes "A. Plan of entrance story", "B. Plan of principal story", and "C. Transverse section", as well as a "Scal... more

Section of lenticular light the 4th order with its lantern for harbours, bays & rivers

Section of lenticular light the 4th order with its lantern for harbour...

Illus. in: Plates Accompanying Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Improvements in the Lighthouse System and Collateral Aids to Navigation, detail of plate 16, (center top). On lower right: Lithy. by... more

Fixed Dioptric light of the first order, vertical section

Fixed Dioptric light of the first order, vertical section

Illus. in: Plates Accompanying Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Improvements in the Lighthouse System and Collateral Aids to Navigation, detail of plate 4, (right). Title from item. On title page:... more

Section of revolving catoptric light; plan of revolving catoptric light

Section of revolving catoptric light; plan of revolving catoptric ligh...

Title from item. Illus. in: Plates Accompanying Report of the Secretary of the Treasury on the Improvements in the Lighthouse System and Collateral Aids to Navigation, detail of plate 16, (lower left). On lower... more