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Title Melsetter House, Hoy, Orkney (photocopy)
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Other Traced by John Brandon-Jones
Date 5 October 1898 (original sketch by Lethaby)
Id Number Current Accession R.115.1
Id Number Current Repository 2607
Inscription As title and - "Traced from original sketch design by W.R.Lethaby, 2 Grays Inn Square, London WC1. Dated 5th October 1898. General Plan: Scale about 15 feet to an inch"; and buildings, gardens, etc. are all labelled accordingly.
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;
Notes Formerly P.142.1
Photocopy of the plans for Melsetter House, Hoy, Orkney. Redrawn by John Branden-Jones after Lethaby. Lethaby was the principal architect for Melsetter House, contracted by Thomas Middlemore, an affluent Birmingham business man.
Object Notes General plans for Melsetter House including outbuildings, grounds etc. See also R.115.2-4.
Object References (re. Melsetter House)
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.
Thesis: Rubens;Godfrey;, The life and work of William Richard Lethaby (1857-1931), Ph.D., Unive
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Technique photocopy
Work Type Reproduction



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