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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 (continued)
Specifications for Hollis Street Church, between 1803 and 1827 (continued)
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Summary: Handwritten specifications provide external and internal dimensions including those for galleries, columns, and a "Corinthian Venetian window behind the pulpit".
Meeting house (Hollis Street, Boston, Mass.). Plan and perspective, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 9 (H)
Extent: 2 drawings (1 sheet) : ink, wash, and graphite.
Note: Inscription on page eight of Bulfinch Sketch Book: "Ground plat & East view of the Meeting house in Hollis Street Boston."
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Summary: Architectural drawings for Hollis Street Church showing the floor plan and east view as perspective projection.
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Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 10-11 (H)
Hollis Street Church, Boston, Mass. Interior sectional elevation of pulpit end, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 12 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "Pulpit end. 60 feet".
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Summary: Rendered interior sectional elevation of Hollis Street Church, Boston, Mass., showing fluted Ionic columns on pedestals and impost blocks supporting coffered ceiling with octagonal dome.
Ionic columns defining ballustraded galleries. Interior sectional elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 13 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, watercolor and graphite on paper.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Summary: Ionic columns defining ballustraded galleries framing draped Venetian window with Corinthian colonettes.
Unidentified church. Front elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 14 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Summary: Sketch front elevation study showing giant Ionic order framing central Venetian window beneath attic story with central clock framed by fan-like decorative forms beneath domed cupola. Computations. Possibly Church of the Holy Cross, Boston, Mass.
Unidentified church. Elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 15 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Summary: Giant Ionic order with paired columns flanking entrance beneath triangular pediment and domed bell tower. Study sketch of front elevation.
Specifications for Church of St. Stephen in Walbrook, London, England, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 16 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink on paper.
Note: Item in: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Church of St. Stephen in Walbrook, London, England. Plan and elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 17 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash and graphite on paper.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Summary: Plan and rendered longitudinal elevation of Church of St. Stephen, Walbrook, London, England.
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Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 18-19 (H)
Unidentified church. Elevation, between 1840 and 1860?
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 20 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : graphite on paper.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him. Later date (between 1840 and 1860) based on style and ADE - UNIT 2536 [formerly ADE 11 Bulfinch, no. 102], indicating a hand active after Bulfinch's death in 1844.
Summary: Sketch of three bay structure with central tower framed with spirelets. Quatrefoil and trefoil decorations.
Specifications for two churches, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 21 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink on paper.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Summary: Written specifications for "New North Church, Boston, built 1803-4" and "First Congregational Church, Providence, 1816, Jn. H. Green, archit."
Specifications for a chapel in Boston, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 22 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: Measures of the Chapel in Boston.
Note: Item has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Specifications for three churches, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 23 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: Inside Measures of St. Paul's in New York. Brattle Street Church, Boston. Catholic Church, built 1803.
Note: Item has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
William Bingham House, Philadelphia, Pa. Plan, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 24 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, graphite, and wash on paper.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
William Bingham House, Philadelphia, Pa. Elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 25 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, graphite on paper.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Summary: Elevation rendering, features Gibbs surround, Venetian and fanlight windows, decorative panels, and tentative sketches of circular motifs.
Four churches. Transverse sectional elevations, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 26 (H)
Extent: 4 drawings (1 sheet) : ink, wash, graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions below each drawing: "Hollis Street" "Chapel" "Grace Church, N. York" "St. Paul's, New York".
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Four churches. Transverse sections, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 27 (H)
Extent: 4 drawings (1 sheet) : ink, wash, graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions below each drawing: "Catholic" "New North Church" "South Hampton in England" "Trinity Church-Boston".
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Surrey chapel (St. Georges Fields, England) and Independent Church (Baltimore, Md.). Transverse sectional elevations, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 28 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on laid paper.
Note: Inscribed: "Surrey Chapel, St. Georges Fields, circular building, 78 ft. clear" and "Independent Church - Baltimore, 78 ft. square".
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Note: Date based on album span dates.
Note: Dimensioned.
Note: Watermark.
Iron gates. Elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 29 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "Philadelphia, March 27, 1827. Charles Bulfinch, esq., Sir: I have delayed replying to your [...] of the 23rd Inst., to annex a sketch of the Gate at the Bank of the U. States, which I hope will be understood, I will have your order for the railing executed and forwarded as soon as possible. Yours, respectfully, Samuel Richards".
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Note: Kirker, Harold. Architecture of Charles Bulfinch, 1969 p. 330 and p. 342, note 3
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Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 30 (H)
Theatre Royal, New Street, Birmingham, England. Elevation rendering, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 31 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "Theatre at Birmingham by Mr. Wyat [sic] arch't".
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
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Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 32-33 (H)
St. Stephen's Church in Walbrook, London, England. Section, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 34 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Note: Inscription on recto: "St. Stephen's Walbrook".
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Four churches. Sections, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 35 (H)
Extent: 4 drawings (1 sheet) : ink, wash, graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions below three of the drawings read: "Federal Street" "Octagon, Summer Street" "1st Church, Providence".
Note: Drawing has not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but has sometimes been credited to him.
Girard College, Philadelphia, Pa. Plan and elevation, between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 36 (H)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, graphite on paper.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
Textual description of Girard College, Philadelphia, Pa., between 1803 and 1827
Call No.: LOT 13065, no. 37 (H)
Extent: 1 item : ink on paper.
Note: In: The Bulfinch sketchbook.
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