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Title An Oriel Window [Building News Designing Club]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Id Number Current Accession R.85.11
Id Number Current Repository -956571381
Inscription Recto - Signed "WRL" in pencil. Reproduction - as title (see F.1.1993.2 for details).
Location Creation Site James Akerman, 6 Queen Square, 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 work 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.1.1993.2
Object Notes Design for an Oriel window by Lethaby, reproduced in the Building News, issue dated the 30th of November 1877. Appears alongside another design for an oriel window (by Josephus Orangeblossom! Pseudonym). Lethaby's drawing shows 1) elevation 2) plan 3) sketch; details labelled A-G (which marry up to the labelled areas on the elevation). Signed with the Debut pseudonym and later, in Lethaby's hand. Reduced from original size; see F.1.1993.2
Relation Exhibition Object Lessons, London, London Institute 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.
Exhibition: 1990.
Thesis: Rubens;Godfrey;, The life and work of William Richard Lethaby (
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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