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Title Chimney Stack [Building News Designing Club]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Id Number Current Accession R.85.5
Id Number Current Repository -1370157698
Inscription Verso - "33" in pencil (x2). Original - as title and "with small alarum bell"; other notes and labelled views.
Location Creation Site James Akerman, 51 Grays Inn Road, WC, London (Printers and Photolithographers)
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;
Material Black printing ink on paper
Notes This reproduction appears on a page (from the Building News) with three other designs by other designers. The original drawing by Lethaby was part of his 1877 entry into the Building News Designing Club competition. He went on to become the overall winner in 1878. See F.1.1993.8
Object Notes Design for "A Chimney Stalk with small alarm bell" by Lethaby, using the pseudonym Debut. Showing 1) side 2) front 3) plan 4) sketch; a scale in feet and inches. Reproduced in the Building News, issue dated July 20th 1887. Reduced in size from the original. See F.1.1993.8
Relation Exhibition W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, London, Central School of Arts and Crafts
Relation References Book: Rubens;Godfrey;, William Richard Lethaby: his life and work 1857-1931, Architectural Press. 1986.
Sale catalogue: Christies. 29 October 1991.
Article in book: Rubens;Godfrey;, The Drawings of William Richard Lethaby, Object Lessons: Cent
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christie´s ; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Photolithograph
Work Type Reproduction

 

 

 

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