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Exterior elevation of a frontispiece of an unidentified building, location unknown, 1797

AR001.UNK.008 (RS152)

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Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
1797-03-04
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1921
Physical Description
1 exterior elevation : black ink and gray wash on heavy paper ; 9 1/4 x 6 inches
Inscriptions
Greenfield 4th of March 1797 / A Benjamin (handwritten)
Ionick Front drawn to 3/4 of an inch to a foot / Columns 9 inches diameter (handwritten)
Dimensions
9 1/4x 6 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
174878
Reference Code
AR001.UNK.008

Record details

Variant Title
Frontispiece of an unidentified building, 1797
Originator
Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845 (Architect)
Descriptive Terms
Ionic order
black (color)
broken pediments
columns (architectural elements)
fanlights
frontispieces (façade components)
gray (color)
ink
panel doors
paper (fiber product)
wash (coating)
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
exterior elevations
Notes
Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.
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