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Title Temporary Chancel Screen [Architectural drawing]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Id Number Current Accession F.6
Id Number Current Repository 1191
Inscription Recto - (incorporated in design) "Spandrals may be canvases stretched on light frames" and "One bay of nave arcade" and "47" (x2) all in ink. Verso - "Wm Rd Lethaby, 2 Ebberly Lawn, Barnstaple"
Location Creation Site Barnstaple
Subject Architecture;Drawings / Sketches;Lethaby;William Richard;
Measurements Dimensions 340 x 495 mm
Material Pencil, pen and black ink, on Whatman wove paper (hand made 1871)
Notes Produced by Lethaby under the pseudonym 'Debut'. Published The Building News, vol. 32 (1878-79). Made for The Building News Designing Club Competition. Lethaby entered 19 drawings in all, 17 of which were published in The Building News, all of which are present in the Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design Special Collection. Lethaby won the competition, being awarded first place in the January of 1878.
Object Notes Full title - "Christmas decorations, temporary chancel screen , (in light woodwork painted and decorated with evergreen)". Architectural design which shows a Chancel Screen and an archway with decorated spandrals; and a scale in feet and inches. Signed with the Debut pseudonym.
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.
Article in book: Rubens;Godfrey;, The Drawings of William Richard Lethaby, Object Lessons: Central Saint Martins Art and Design Archive, Backemey
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christieīs; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Pen and ink drawing
Work Type Fine Art



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