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Title A Dining Room [Architectural drawing]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Extended Description Design of panelled door and heavy buffet with carved lower doors.
Id Number Current Accession F.8
Id Number Current Repository 1193
Inscription Recto - "Wm Rd Lethaby, 2 New North Road, London N." and "264". Verso - "Wm Rd Lethaby, 2 Ebberly Lawn, Barnstaple" and "43". All in pencil.
Location Creation Site Barnstaple
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;
Measurements Dimensions 400 x 450 mm
Material Pencil, pen and black ink, on Whatman wove paper (hand made 1871)
Notes Signed 'Debut', pseudonym of W.R. Lethaby. Published in 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 - "A Dining Room showing Door and Buffet", an architectural design which shows only one view (an elevation) and a scale in feet and inches.Labelled with the figure "1" and signed with the Debut pseudonym.(NOTE: sheet has been cropped and so is smaller than original size).
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 Christie´s; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Pen and ink drawing.
Work Type Fine Art



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