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Architectural drawings for an industrial building, 1847
Creator: Perkins, George B., architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2499
Extent: 3 items : ink, graphite, and colored ink ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Note: Possibly a laundry building for Massachusetts General Hospital, drawn in 1847.
Note: Date based on possibility that building is for Massachusetts General Hospital.
Note: Drawings previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Preliminary drawings showing industrial building and geometric studies as elevations and perspective projections.
Elevation
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2499, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing: ink and graphite on paper.
Note: Lined with paper.
Note: Initialed "G.B.P." on verso of no. 1.
Partial elevation
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2499, no. 2 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing: graphite on paper.
3 geometric studies
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2499, no. 2v (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing: color ink on paper.
Note: Inscription: Plate 2nd Figs 2nd 3d & 4th"
Note: Verso of item no. 2 related to drawings processed as ADE - UNIT 2704.
Perspective with hand drawn grid, 1847
Creator: Perkins, George B., architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2499, no. 3 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Architectural drawing for a building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2500
Extent: 1 item : ink, watercolor, and graphite ; in folder(s) 71 x 102 cm.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Architectural drawing for a building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2500, no. 1 (D size)
Extent: 1 item : ink, watercolor, and graphite.
Note: Drawing previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Note: Probably a drawing for the same building, in a different hand, that was processed as ADE - UNIT 2498.
Summary: Preliminary drawing showing building, probably a hospital, with rooms containing rows of beds and flues as plans and sections; HVAC drawing.
Architectural drawing for alterations to a Congregational church ("Old South Church"), Hallowell, Maine, 1806
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2501
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and watercolor ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Front elevation, 1806
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2501, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and watercolor.
Note: Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance and drawing style.
Summary: Working drawing showing church and steeple as elevation; rendering.
Architectural drawings for a church ("New South Church"), Summer Street and Bedford Street, Boston, Massachusetts, 1814
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2502
Extent: 2 items : ink, wash, and graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm. or smaller.
Note: Drawings not signed; attribution based on provenance and drawing style.
Note: Reference copy available for one UNIT item in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Preliminary drawings showing church, spire, steeple, and interior space as elevations and perspective projections; renderings.
Exterior. Elevation, 1814
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2502, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 architectural drawing on wove paper : ink, wash, and graphite.
Note: Attribution based on provenance and style of drawing. Date from The Architecture of Charles Bulfinch / Harold Kirker, Cambridge, Mass.
Summary: Federal style design with steeple and spire modeled after that of St. Martin's-in-the-Field, London, and tetrastyle Greek revival portico.
Interior perspective, 1814
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2502, no. 2 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Interior perspective
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2502, no. 2v (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Architectural drawings for the White House, Washington, D.C., 1828
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2503
Extent: 3 items : ink, graphite, watercolor, and wash ; in folder(s) 56 x 71 cm. or smaller.
Note: Drawings not signed; attribution based on provenance.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Working drawings showing White House, north portico, and curved driveway as plans, elevations, and details.
Front elevation, 1828
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2503, no. 1 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Plan of portico and curved driveway, 1828
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2503, no. 2 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and watercolor on paper.
Plan and detail of portico, 1828
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2503, no. 3 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Architectural drawings for a church ("Unitarian Church"), D Street and 6th Street, Washington, D.C., 1821-1822
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507
Extent: 14 items : ink, wash, watercolor, and graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm. or smaller.
Note: Date from Kirker's The architecture of Charles Bulfinch, 1969.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Includes preliminary and working drawings showing church, front portico, steeple, tower, gallery, organ, vault, and pulpit as plans, elevations, sections, and details; renderings; photographs.
Sketchbook cover
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 item : ink on paper.
Plot plan
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507, no. 1v (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions: "Square-No 489", "6th Street", "5th Street", "North D Street."
Floor plan, 1821 or 1822
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507, no. 2 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, and graphite on paper.
Front elevation
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507, no. 3 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Side elevation, with variation, 1821 or 1822
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507, no. 4 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Front portico and tower. (Overlay for no. 6), 1821 or 1822
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507, no. 5 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, and graphite on paper.
Front elevation, 1821 or 1822
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2507, no. 6 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, and watercolor on paper.
Interior elevation outline
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
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