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Title Wooden Bell Turret [Building News Designing Club]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Id Number Current Accession R.85.2
Id Number Current Repository -379590012
Inscription Verso - in pencil "28" (x2). Recto - as title; with various notes - Signed with Debut pseudonym.
Location Creation Site James Akerman, 51 Grays Inn Road, WC, London (Printers and Photolithographers)
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;;
Material Black printing ink on paper
Notes See F.1.1993.6. This reproduction appears on a page (from the Building News) with three other designs for bell turrets 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.
Object Notes A design for a "Wooden Bell Turret to a Country Church Height 10 feet to apex from ridge of roof". Reproduced in the Building News, issue dated March 2nd 1877. Shows 1) front elevation (from west end of church) 2) side elevation 3) plan 4) section 5) sketch 6) detail. Labelled with various notes. A scale in feet and inches. Reduced from original size. See F.1.1993.6
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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