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Principles of perspective, 1794-1844 (continued)
Perspective representations of house with front parallel to ground line and house in oblique perspective, ca. 1813 (continued)
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 31 (H)
Extent: 1 architectural drawing on paper : ink and wash.
Structure, Ware and Kirby methods, ca. 1813
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 32 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash on paper.
Structure, ca. 1813
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 33 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash with graphite on paper.
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Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 34-38 (H)
Ornate fountain in the countryside, ca. 1813
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 39 (H)
Extent: 1 print : engraving.
Note: Plate from unidentified book, No. XVI, Pl.2, p. 3.
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Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 40-41 (H)
Bridge, between 1780 and 1810
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 42 (H)
Extent: 1 print : engraving.
Note: Plate from a unidentified book, no. XVI, pl.1, p. 3.
Vue du Chateau de Vincennes sous Charles V, between 1780 and 1810
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 43 (H)
Extent: 1 print : engraving.
Note: Plate from a unidentified book, No. X, pl.1, p. 17.
Plaza, ca. 1813
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: LOT 13063, no. 44 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Sketchbook of design drawings for stoves, 1824
Creator: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844, architect
Call No.: LOT 13064 (H)
Extent: 1 sketchbook (8 design drawings) : ink, wash, and graphite ; 22 x 13 cm.
Note: Date based on information from William Allen, U.S. Capitol architectural historian, in telephone call on April 25, 1996.
Note: Reference copies available for some items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Includes working drawings for ornamental cast-iron heating stoves, including a fireplace stove, a lotus pipe stove, and stoves in the Library at U.S. Capitol, Washington, D.C., as plans, elevations, and sections; renderings; HVAC drawings.
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Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 1-2 (H)
Design drawing for a stove. Front and top, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 3 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink and wash ; 22 x 13 cm.
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Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 4 (H)
Design drawing for a stove. Front, side, and top, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 5 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and graphite ; 22 x 13 cm.
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Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 6 (H)
Design drawing for a fireplace stove. Front and top, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 7 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink, wash, and graphite ; 22 x 13 cm.
Design drawing for stove. Front, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 8 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink ; 22 x 13 cm.
Design drawing for a lotus pipe stove. Front and top, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 9 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink and wash ; 22 x 13 cm.
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Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 10 (H)
Design drawing for a fireplace stove. Front and top, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 11 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink and wash ; 22 x 13 cm.
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Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 12 (H)
Design drawing for a fireplace stove. Front and top, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 13 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink and wash ; 22 x 13 cm.
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Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 14 (H)
Stoves in the Library at Washington, 1824
Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 15 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink and graphite ; 22 x 13 cm.
Note: Design drawing for stoves in the Library at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, D.C.
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Call No.: LOT 13064, no. 16 (H)
Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Bulfinch, and others, including comparative studies of his churches and those of his contemporaries in America and their predecessors in England, 1803-1827
Related Names: Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844
Call No.: LOT 13065 (H)
Extent: 1 sketchbook (25 architectural drawings) : graphite, ink, wash, and watercolor ; covers 27 x 21 cm.
Note: Possibly includes drawings of the Church of the Holy Cross, Boston, Massachusetts.
Note: Cover is marbled.
Note: These drawings have not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but have sometimes been credited to him. One drawing, in particular, for an unidentified church dated between 1840 and 1860, (LOT 13065, no. 20) indicates that a hand other than Bulfinch's produced it, based on building style and date of another drawing for hardware (ADE - UNIT 2536 [formerly ADE 11 Bulfinch, no. 102]).
Note: Reference copies available for some items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Includes architectural drawings of Boston Library, Boston, Massachusetts; William Bingham House and Girard College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; iron gates for the Bank of the United States in Philadelphia that Bulfinch ordered for the U.S. Capitol; a theater in Birmingham, England; a U-shaped house; a triumphal arch in Milan, Italy; comparisons of churches, including Hollis Street, Brattle Street, Trinity, and New North Churches in Boston, Massachusetts; Grace Church and St. Paul's in New York; Independent Church in Baltimore, Maryland; First Congregational Church in Providence, Rhode Island; churches in England, including a church in Southampton; Church of St. Stephen Walbrook, London; and Surrey Chapel in St. George's Fields; and churches in unidentified cities as plans, elevations, sections, and perspective projections; sketches and renderings; record drawings; measured drawings; also specifications for some of the buildings depicted.
Triumphal arch, at Milan, Italy, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 1 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, graphite on paper.
Note: Elevation.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Two story, five bay building. Elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 2 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: from Crunden's Designs.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Plan of a U-shaped house, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 3 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: from Ware's Architecture.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Summary: Floor plan of a u-shaped house with central stair hall and four chambers; includes octagonal chamber.
Two story, five bay building. Elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 4 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Summary: Includes pedimented central pavilion, hip roof with decorative urns, bull's-eye window in pediment, pedimented entrance portico; giant order Corinthian pilasters indicated in half elevation.
Front of Boston Library, Franklin place, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 5 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, graphite, and wash on paper.
Note: Inscription on verso (page 6) includes calculations and provenance stamp.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Note: Partial elevation.
Note: Copy negative of verso (page 6) shows near complete bleed-through of recto including urns covered by thin paper on recto.
Summary: Architectural drawing showing partial elevation of the front of the Boston Library at Franklin Place. Central pavilion of Tontine Crescent features pedimented central portico with in-antis Ionic columns framing Venetian window beneath a fanlight window; urns in flanking niches beneath garlanded circular motifs covered over by thin paper. Keystones sketched above openings flanking carriageway.
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Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 6 (H)
Note: No drawing, but has some scribbled computations.
Inigo Jones' Division. Rious' Division, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 7 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Summary: Comparative elevations showing relative proportions of stories of buildings designed by Inigo Jones and Riou.
Specifications for Hollis Street Church, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 8 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink on paper.
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