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Chaucer case drawing, Harvard Library, Cambridge, Mass., 1909

Description

A set of drawings for the Chaucer case in Harvard Library in Cambridge, Mass. Includes a rendering in graphite and ink of the inscription (#1270); lettering across the frieze for the Chaucer case (#1269); an elevation of a portrait of Geoffrey Chaucer; and two blueprints of inscription lettering.

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Details

Collection Name
Frank Chouteau Brown professional architectural collection
Collection Code
AR003
Dates
1909-09-15
Physical Description
4 architectural drawings + lettering
Collection Type
Architectural and Cartographic Materials
Description Level
Item
GUSN
252974
Reference Code
AR003.005.017

Record details

Originator
Brown, Frank Chouteau, 1876-1947 (Architect)
Other People
Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400
Descriptive Terms
cases (containers)
friezes (entablature components)
Material Type
architectural drawings (visual works)
blueprints (reprographic copies)
elevations (orthographic projections)
lettering (layout features)
renderings (drawings)
Places
Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Harvard University (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [university]
Location Note
Vertical file 3: dr. 25: folder 11

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