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Title An Escritoir in Painted Wood [Building News Designing Club]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1877
Id Number Current Accession R.85.8
Id Number Current Repository -856417124
Inscription Recto - Signed "WR Lethaby" in pencil, in Lethaby´s hand. Verso - "51" (x2) in pencil and blue pencil. Reproduced - As title (see F.3)
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.3
Object Notes Reproduction of a drawing by Lethaby, a design for "An Escritoir" on a page with two designs for a staircase and one for an 'easy chair and sofa' (by other designers). Reproduced in The Building News, issue dated October the 26th 1877. Reduced from original size; see F.3.
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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