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Architectural drawing for a gate, White House grounds, Washington, D.C., 1818-1829
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2532
Extent: 1 item : graphite ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Note: Drawing not signed; attribution and date from W. Seale's, The President's house, a history, 1986.
Summary: Working drawing showing gate as plan and elevation.
Elevation of gate
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2532, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Gate partial plan
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2532, no. 1v (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Note: Inscription: "present Stone wall"
Architectural drawing for a gothic-style column with octagonal base and foliate capital, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2533
Extent: 1 item : ink ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Architectural drawing for a gothic-style column with octagonal base and foliate capital, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2533, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : ink.
Note: Drawing previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Summary: Preliminary drawing showing column base and capital as elevations and details.
Architectural drawing for framing of a building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2534
Extent: 1 item : ink ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Architectural drawing for framing of a building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2534, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : ink.
Note: Drawing previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Summary: Working drawing showing building and framing as plan; structural drawing.
Design drawing for a pier table, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2535
Extent: 2 items : ink and graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm. or smaller.
Note: Drawing previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Summary: Working drawing showing pier table as elevations.
Table elevation
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2535, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Note: Mounted on paper.
Side elevation of pier table
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2535, no. 2 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Side elevation of pier table
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2535, no. 2v (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Architectural drawing for a house, 1858
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2536
Extent: 1 item : graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm.
Note: Drawing previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Summary: Preliminary drawing showing site, house, outbuildings, and driveway, as site plan.
Site plan
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2536, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Drawings
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2536, no. 1v (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Note: "Pike's Store" inscribed on verso.
Note: Notations include computations.
Architectural drawing for alterations to a church ("St. John's Church"), Washington, D.C., 1818
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2537
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm.
Section, 1818
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2537, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and graphite.
Note: Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance.
Note: Church originally designed by Benjamin Henry Latrobe.
Summary: Working drawing showing church as section.
Architectural drawing for a commercial building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2538
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm.
Architectural drawing for a commercial building, 1830-1860
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2538, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite.
Note: Drawing previously attributed to Charles Bulfinch.
Summary: Working drawing showing commercial building and framing as plans, and elevation; structural drawing.
Architectural drawing of a church ("St. Stephen's Walbrook"), London, England, 1786
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2539
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Floor plan, 1786
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2539, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite.
Note: Address and date from C. Place's Charles Bulfinch, 1925.
Note: Church designed by Christopher Wren.
Summary: Measured drawing showing church, organ loft, porch, chancel, and dome as plans.
Architectural drawing for a church, 1791-1828
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2601
Extent: 1 item : stat ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm.
Architectural drawing for a church, 1791-1828
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2601, no. 1 (B size)
Extent: 1 item : stat.
Note: Drawing not signed; attribution based on provenance.
Summary: Working drawing showing church as elevation.
Architectural drawing of a bank ("Bank of Pennsylvania"), Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 1801-1816
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2755
Extent: 1 item : ink ; in folder(s) 56 x 71 cm.
Basement floor plan, 1801-1816
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2755, no. 1 (C size)
Extent: 1 item : ink.
Note: Building name, location, and date from J. Cohen's The architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994.
Summary: Measured drawing showing cellar as plan.
Principles of perspective, 1794-1844
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: LOT 13063 (H)
Extent: 1 v. (text, 19 architectural drawings, 3 prints) : ink, wash, graphite, and engraving ; 40 x 25 cm.
Note: Cover is marbled paper.
Note: In album: "Principles of Perspective".
Note: Album not signed; attribution based on inscription inside cover "Identified as belonging to Charles Bulfinch, & in his handwriting. Ellen L. Bulfinch, Nov. 13, 1894."
Note: Date based on watermark and date of Bulfinch's death.
Note: Includes three engravings; one engraved by Desmaisons and two by Rasonnette; two of the three engravings give initial "G" as artist.
Summary: Pamphlet contains a treatise consisting of text and mechanical drawings showing principles of perspective, a comparison of English, French, and Italian methods, general rules from Kirby's Perspective of architecture, how to determine the perspective of squares in various situations, and instructions from Dr. Gregory's Encyclopedia. Principles illustrated using various geometrical shapes, room interiors, stairways, a table, wheels, buildings and a colonnade. Also renderings; engravings of a fountain, and a bridge; castle studies.
Inscription page from Bulfinch album, ca. 1813
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 1 (H)
Extent: 1 sheet : ink on paper.
Perspective representations with a spectator viewing an object parallel to the focal plane and a spectator viewing an object on the ground, ca. 1813
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 2 (H)
Extent: 1 architectural drawing on paper : ink and wash.
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