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Title Fender, Coal Scuttle and Fire Irons / Foliated Hinges [Building News Designing Club]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877 (original) 1878 (reproduction)
Id Number Current Accession R.85.15
Id Number Current Repository 664939247
Inscription See F.5 and F.9 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.5 and F.9.
Object Notes Two of Lethaby's first place prize winning designs on one page. A design for "A Fender . . ." etc showing 1) fire irons 2) shovel 3) part elevation of fender 4) coal scuttle 5) general sketch (see F.9) on the left of the page. On the right; a design for "Foliated hinges" showing 1) upper hinge 2) lower hinge and 3) front elevation of door (with the hinges in place)(see F.5). Below each Lethaby design are the second place designs of the same subject. Reproduced in the Building News, issue dated 19th April 1878. Reduced in size from the original; see F.5 and F.9.
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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