Presentation perspective of the Colonial Apartments, Newtown, Conn., ca. 1960s

Collection Type

  • Art

Date

1955-1969

Location Note

Transparencies: Library and Archives: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

GUSN

GUSN-195236

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Description

Architect Walter Percival Crabtree, Jr. designed this presentation perspective of the Colonial Apartments project. Planned for Main Street in Newtown, Connecticut, it is not clear whether the residential complex was ever built.

Details

Descriptive Terms

garden apartments
parking lots
watercolor (paint)
Colonial Revival
gouache (paint)
dwellings
renderings (drawings)
architectural drawings (visual works)
presentation drawings (proposals)
exterior perspectives

Additional Identification Number

DigitalID 000345
AccessID 566
Other identifier HNEDID-000345

Physical Description

1 exterior perspective : watercolor and gouache on watercolor board ; 21 7/8 x 29 15/16 inches

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Date of Acquisition

1999

Reference Code

AR001.USCT.1775.001

Acquisition Type

Gift

Image Dimensions

21 7/8 x 29 15/16 (HxW)(inches)

Places

Newtown (Fairfield county, Connecticut)

Record Details

Originator

Crabtree, Walter P., Jr., 1899-1975 (architect)
Powell, Roger S. (Delineator)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
architectural drawings (visual works)
presentation drawings (proposals)
exterior perspectives

Accruals Note

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

Variant Title

Colonial Apartments (Built?) Newtown, Connecticut, c. 1960

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Transparencies: Library and Archives: Architectural Drawings, Original Art, Plot Plans

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


O'Gorman, James F. Drawing Toward Home exhibition catalogue entry.