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Architectural drawings for unidentified cupolas, 1810-1832
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2508
Extent: 2 items : ink, wash, watercolor, and graphite ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Note: Drawings not signed; attribution based on drawing style.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Includes preliminary and working drawings showing cupolas as plans, elevations, and details; renderings.
Cupola elevation, between 1810 and 1832
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2508, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, and graphite on paper.
Plan
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2508, no. 1v (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscription: "13"
Elevation, between 1810 and 1832
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2508, no. 2 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, and watercolor on paper.
Design drawing for a stove., 1824
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2509
Extent: 1 item : ink and wash ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Elevation and plan, 1824
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2509, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : ink and wash.
Note: Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance and drawing style.
Note: Probably designed for U.S. Capitol.
Summary: Working drawing showing stove as plan and elevation; rendering.
Architectural drawing showing the interior of a building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2510
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Architectural drawing showing the interior of a building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2510, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite.
Note: Drawing previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Summary: Preliminary drawing showing interior with coffered ceiling and Ionic pilasters as section.
Architectural drawings for a state capitol building ("Maine State House"), Augusta, Maine, 1829
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511
Extent: 10 items : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite ; in folder(s) 56 x 71 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 site, state house, capitals, roof, dome, cupola, and octagonal drum of dome as site plans, plans, elevations, and details; renderings; landscape architecture drawings.
Elliptical Grounds Plan ("Maine State House"), Augusta, Maine
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 1 (B Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Elliptical Grounds Plan
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 2 (B Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Plan of octagonal drum
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 3 (A Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Plan of octagonal drum
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 3v (A Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink on paper.
Plan of octagonal drum, 1829
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 4 (A Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "this design was executed."
Capital variations
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 5 (C Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "Nicholson", "improved", "Palladio", "Villa Albani"
Note: Mounted on paper and linen
Capital variations
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 6 (C Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "Vignola", "Sr Wm chambers", "Main State house", "2.6", "3ft at base, 4 [...] high"
Note: Mounted on paper and linen
Detail of column capital
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 7 (B Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Note: Mounted on paper and linen
Detail of column capital
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 8 (B Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "Capital to Column of 3 ft at base", "2[...]"
Detail of column capital
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 9 (B Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink on paper.
Detail of column capital
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2511, no. 10 (B Size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Architectural drawing for seating in a gallery supported by Corinthian columns, 1800-1832
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2512
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: Drawing previously identified as Senate chamber gallery.
Summary: Working drawing showing gallery, seating, and Corinthian capital as plan and section.
Section with Corinthian capital
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2512, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and graphite on paper.
Partial floor plan
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2512, no. 1v (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Architectural drawing for coffers, 1818-1829
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2513
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Note: Probably for the U.S. Capitol.
Note: Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance and drawing style.
Summary: Preliminary drawing showing coffers as plan.
Grid design
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2513, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite on paper.
Senate Bill, February 24, 1817
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
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