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East elevation of an unidentified Italianate villa, designed by Gervase Wheeler, location unknown, ca. 1848-1849

AR001.UNK.014.001 (RS208)

Description

Architect Gervase Wheeler designed this unidentified Italianate villa. The ink, pencil, and wash on heavy paper sketch presents the east elevation of the house.

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Details

Collection Name
General architectural and cartographic collection
Collection Code
AR001
Dates
ca. 1848
Acquisition Type
Museum Purchase
Date of Acquisition
1961
Physical Description
1 exterior elevation : black ink, watercolor, and graphite emendations on wove paper ; 19 x 26 3/4 inches
Inscriptions
Sketch for East Elevation (handwritten)
Gervase Wheeler, Architect (handwritten)
Dimensions
19x 26 3/4 (HxW) (inches)
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Component
Additional Identification Number
DigitalID: 000208
AccessID: 341
Other identifier: HNEDID-000208
GUSN
180725
Reference Code
AR001.UNK.014.001

Record details

Variant Title
Unidentified Italianate villa, 1848-49
Originator
Wheeler, Gervase (Architect)
Descriptive Terms
Italianate (North American architecture styles )
black (color)
east
graphite (mineral)
ink
villas
watercolor (paint)
wove paper
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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