Perspective drawing of an unidentified house, designed by David J. Abrahams, location unknown, 1940s

Collection Type

  • Architecture

Date

1940-1949

Location Note

Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

GUSN

GUSN-195038

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Description

David J. Abrahams, whose office was located at 260 Tremont Street in Boston, Massachusetts, designed the International-style suburban house depicted in this presentation drawing rendered in colored pencil.

Details

Descriptive Terms

suburban houses
International Style (modern European architecture style)
colored pencils
houses
dwellings
presentation drawings (proposals)
architectural drawings (visual works)

Inscription

David J. Abrahams / architect / 260 Tremont Street / Boston - Masaschusetts (stamped)
RL[?]B (handwritten)

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000219
AccessID 352
Other identifier HNEDID-000219

Physical Description

1 perspective drawing : colored pencil and graphite applied to a photomechanical image printed on thin paper ; 14 x 24 inches

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

2005

Reference Code

AR001.UNK.004

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

24 x 14 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)

Record Details

Originator

Abrahams, David J., 1901-1958 (architect)

Material Type

presentation drawings (proposals)
architectural drawings (visual works)

Accruals Note

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

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Architectural Drawings / Transparencies: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans