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Architectural drawings for the United States Capitol, Washington, D.C., 1815-1817 (continued)
Senate vestibule and lantern - plan, elevation, section, between 1815 and 1817 (continued)
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2463, no. 21 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "North Wing as rebuilt" -- "Sec. from N. to S. looking Westerly."
Note: Verso obscured.
Note: Mounted on paper on linen.
Vestibule of Senate Chamber - plan and section, between 1815 and 1817
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2463, no. 22 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Vestibule of Senate Chamber U.S." -- "for Mr. Blagden."
Note: Verso obscured.
Note: Mounted on paper on linen.
Inner house dome framing plan, between 1815 and 1817
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2463, no. 23 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Rise, on versed line of the dome..." -- "Mean & Radius of the blocking course of the Senate chamber..."
Note: Verso obscured.
Note: Graphite sketch, section, in upper right hand corner. Notations include computations
Note: Mounted on paper on linen.
Senate dome, framing plan and sections, between 1815 and 1817
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2463, no. 24 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Verso obscured.
Note: Notations include computations.
Engineering drawings for a steam engine, Washington Navy Yard, Washington, D.C., 1808-1811
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Related Names: Smallman, James, delineator
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541
Extent: 17 items : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite ; in folder(s) 71 x 102 cm. or smaller.
Note: Fifteen of the drawings delineated by James Smallman.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Working drawings showing steam engine, cog wheel, cam wheel, cam ring, fly wheel, fly wheel gudgeon, hammer, timber, boiler, cistern, chimney flue, ash pit, piston, cylinder, gears, and nozzles as plans, elevations, and details; sketches and renderings; structural and mechanical systems drawings.
Plan of the forge tilt-hammer, 1811 July 1st
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 1 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing on paper : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite.
Note: Inscriptions: "B Henry Latrobe, Surveyor of PLC Bldgs U.S." -- "Plan and Elevation of the standards -- " -- "Plan & section of the Cam wheel." -- "Plan of the Tilt Hammer, Navy Yard Washington." -- "2" -- "13"
Side elevations - timber for the engine, 1810 January 17
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 2 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1980, p. 230).
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Main Lower Beam 20 feet 7 in Long when finshed and 2 feet by 16 in Square" -- "Philada Jany 17th 1810" -- "Side Elevation of the Timber for the Engine, Navy Yard Washington" -- "16."
Note: Mounted on paper.
Transverse section of engine, 1810 March 17
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 3 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Philadelphia March 17th 1810" -- "Engine Navy Yard Washington" -- "James Smallman" -- "17."
Longitudinal section of engine, 1810 March 22
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 4 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: graphite sketch on right side.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Philada March 22nd 1810" -- "Engine Navy Yard Washington" -- "James Smallman" -- "18."
Note: Lined with paper
Plan for the timber for the engine, 1810 January 16
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 5 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1980, p. 229).
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Philada Jany 16th 1810" -- "Plan of the Timber for the Engine Navy Yard Washington" -- "19."
Note: Lined with paper on verso.
Note: Notations include computations.
Plan with boiler, cistern, and fly wheel, 1810 March 19
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 6 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Philadelphia March 19th 1810" -- "Engine Navy Yard Washington" -- "James Smallman" -- "20."
Note: Lined with paper on verso.
Transverse section - engine, 1810 March 17
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 7 (D size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Philadelphia March 17th 1810" -- "Engine Navy Yard Washington" -- "James Smallman" -- "21."
Note: Lined with paper on verso.
Steam engine, cam ring and hammer shaft, 1810 Augt 10th
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 8 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing on paper : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite.
Note: [No.] 22.
Summary: Engineering drawing showing the cog wheel connecting the fly wheel shaft of the engine with the main hammer shaft and the cam ring and cam of the main hammer shaft of a steam engine.
Fly wheel, cam ring, fly wheel gudgeon, 1810 March 22
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 9 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, wash, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1980, p. 233).
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Philada 22nd March 1810" -- "Engine Navy Yard Washington" -- "23."
Note: Lined with paper.
Transverse elevation of boiler, cistern, etc., 1808 September 29
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 10 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Note: Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1980, p. 218).
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Transverse Elevation" -- "September 29th 1808" -- "Boiler" -- "Flue" -- "Chimney flue" -- "Cylinder selle" -- "Cistern" -- "Ash pit."
Note: Lined with paper.
Piston cylinder plans & section, 1808 October 1
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 11 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite on paper.
Note: Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1980, p. 221).
Note: Graphite sketches in lower right corner.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Plan of Peston [sic]" -- "Section of Cylinder" -- "Plan of Cylinder Top" --"Plan of Cylinder Bottom" -- "October 1st 1808" -- "25"
Longitudinal elevation, 1808 September 29
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2541, no. 12 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Note: Delineator: James Smallwood. (Source: The Engineering Drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, New Haven, Conn. : Published for the Maryland Historical Society by Yale University Press, 1980, p. 219).
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Chimney Flue" -- "Flue" -- "Length of Beam" -- "Diameter of Fly wheel = 14 feet" -- "26."
Note: Mounted on paper.
End framing elevation, 1810 January 17
Creator: Smallman, James, delineator
Related Names: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, engineer
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