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

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1797-03-04

GUSN

GUSN-174878

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Description

1 exterior elevation : black ink and gray wash on heavy paper ; 9 1/4 x 6 inches

Details

Descriptive Terms

frontispieces (façade components)
broken pediments
panel doors
fanlights
columns (architectural elements)
Ionic order
paper (fiber product)
ink
wash (coating)
black (color)
gray (color)
exterior elevations
architectural drawings (visual works)

Inscription

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)

Physical Description

1 exterior elevation : black ink and gray wash on heavy paper ; 9 1/4 x 6 inches

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1921

Reference Code

AR001.UNK.008

Acquisition Type

Museum Purchase

Record Details

Originator

Benjamin, Asher, 1773-1845 (Architect)

Material Type

exterior elevations
architectural drawings (visual works)

Accruals Note

Included in the Drawing Toward Home: Designs for Domestic Architecture from Historic New England exhibition.

Variant Title

Frontispiece of an unidentified building, 1797

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