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Architectural drawings for a house ("Decatur House") for Commodore Stephen Decatur, 748 Jackson Place, N.W., Washington, D.C., 1818 (continued)
Cellar story plan, 1818 January (continued)
Note: Inscriptions on verso: "Singlesheet" -- "Commodore Decatur" -- "Navy Com Office" -- "Washington city."
Floor plan, 1818
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 2 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Borrowed light" -- "a large borrowed light."
Note: Inscriptions on verso: "Edward Hoban" -- "Edward Augustus" -- "no water" -- "Washington City District of Columbia."
Roof elevation, flue diagram, and parapet, 1818
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 3 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Hall section, door elevation, and reflected ceiling, 1818 January
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 4 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Detail of the Hall of Commodore Decatur." -- "Jany 1818."
Note: Notations include computations.
Typical doors, schedule and details, 1818 January
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 5 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and watercolor on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Commodore Decatur." -- "BH Latrobe Jany 1818" -- "Plaister impost moulding around the Hall [...]" -- "Plain External Pilaster -- " -- "Plan of the External Door at Large. --"
Note: Computations/notations on verso. Plan of facing pilaster. Plan of external door. Wooden impost, frieze, schedule of doors, and frame work.
Principal floor doors - elevation, section, detail, 1818
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 6 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and watercolor on paper.
Doors - elevations, sections, details, 1818
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 7 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "23 ft to[] of the entablature which will be 4.6 Inches the col: 18.6 & 2 ft diam."
Note: Mounted on paper.
Sliding door elevation and pilaster capital, 1818
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 8 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and wash on paper.
Sash frame, shutters, and window hardware, 1818
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2558, no. 9 (C size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Architectural drawings for an armory ("U.S. Arsenal"), Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania., 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559
Extent: 9 items : ink, watercolor, wash, and graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm. or smaller.
Note: Reference copies available for some UNIT items in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Working drawings showing arsenal, commandant's quarters, officers' quarters, clerk's office, bedchambers, mess room, storeroom larder, butler's pantry, gun carriage shed, hall, cupola, masonry finishes, and trompe l'oeil as plans, elevations, and sections; sketches and renderings.
Title sheet, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink on paper.
Note: Formerly attached to ADE 11 Latrobe 12 (A size), now ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 7 (A size).
Note: Inscription: "Pittsburg Arsenal 1814."
Ground floor plan, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 2 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions: "Ground plan of the proposed Arsenal at Pittsburg.--1814.--" -- "For Field pieces, & ordnance.--"
Note: Lined with paper.
Alternate principal floor plan, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 3 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Lined with paper.
Principal floor and study for section, 1814 October 17
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 4 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions: "Study for the Section of the U.S. Arsenal Pittsburg Oct 17th. 1814" -- "Plan of the principal floor." -- "BHLatrobe."
Note: Lined with paper.
Commandant Quarters - chamber and ground floor, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 5 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Design for the Quarter's of the Commandant of the Arsenal at Laurenceville Pittsburg." -- "Plan of the Chamber floor." -- "Ground-floor" -- "Guncarriage Shed." -- "Butler's pantry."
Note: Graphite sketch in lower left. Notations include computations. Lined with paper.
Arsenal officers quarters -- ground plan, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 6 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Ground plan of the quarters of the Officers of the Arsenal proposed to be built at the N.E. angle." -- "Bedchamber" -- "Mess room" -- "Storeroom Larder" -- "Hall leading to the quarters of the family" -- "Hall of the quarters of a single gentleman." -- "Command. Office" -- "Clerk's Office" -- "Office to be attached to the Quarters of the Commandant of the Yard." -- "BHLatrobe 1814."
Front elevation, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 7 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Sketch of the facade of the proposed Arsenal at Pittsburg. 1814." -- "BHLatrobe."
External elevation, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 8 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink, watercolor, and graphite on paper.
Note: With alternate scheme for cupola and masonry finishes.
Officer's and Commandants quarters, elevations, 1814
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2559, no. 9 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and wash on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "Elevation of the Officers quarters facing the Yard.--" -- "Elevation of the front of Commandant's quarters to the East. -- " -- "BHLatrobe. --"
Note: Lined with paper.
Architectural drawings for a house, Richmond, Virginia, 1807-1808
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2560
Extent: 2 items : watercolor, ink, and graphite ; in folder(s) 51 x 61 cm. or smaller.
Note: Date from The Architectural drawings of Benjamin Henry Latrobe, 1994.
Note: Possibly drawn for Clifton, the Benjamin James Harris House.
Note: Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R).
Summary: Preliminary drawings showing site, house, stable yard, and offices as site plans and perspective projections; renderings; landscape architecture drawings.
Site plan and landscaping, 1807-1808
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2560, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 drawing : watercolor, ink, and graphite on paper.
Note: Inscriptions on recto: "City of Richmond" -- "Shockoe Creek" -- "Stable yard & offices." --"BHLatrobe archt."
Perspective rendering of house and landscape, 1807-1808
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2560, no. 2 (B size)
Extent: 1 drawing : ink and graphite on paper.
Architectural drawing for a monument for Vice President George Clinton, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C., 1812
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2561
Extent: 1 item : watercolor, ink, and wash ; in folder(s) 35 x 46 cm.
Note: Reference copy available in LOT 4249 (R).
Architectural drawing for a monument for Vice President George Clinton, Congressional Cemetery, Washington, D.C., 1812
Creator: Latrobe, Benjamin Henry, 1764-1820, architect
Call No.: ADE - UNIT 2561, no. 1 (A size)
Extent: 1 item : watercolor, ink, and wash
Note: Identity of person for whom monument was made, location, and date from information in P&P Curatorial Files.
Summary: Preliminary drawing showing monument as perspective projection; rendering.
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