Front elevation of an unidentified town house, designed by Nathaniel J. Bradlee, location unknown, 1858

Description

1 exterior elevation : red and black ink, watercolor and/or ink washes, and graphite underdrawing on wove paper; 12 5/8 x 9 5/8

Details

Descriptive Terms

Second Empire
town houses
dwellings
red (color)
black (color)
ink
ink washes
graphite (mineral)
underdrawings
wove paper
front (positional attribute)
mansard roofs
exterior elevations
architectural drawings (visual works)

Inscription

Front Elevation. (handwritten)
Nathl. J. Bradlee, Archt. / Boston, Nov. 29, 1858 (handwritten)
Scale 1/5 in. - 1 ft. (handwritten)

Physical Description

1 exterior elevation : red and black ink, watercolor and/or ink washes, and graphite underdrawing on wove paper; 12 5/8 x 9 5/8

Collection Code

AR001

Collection Name

General architectural and cartographic collection

Reference Code

AR001.UNK.016.003

Acquisition Type

Bequest

Record Details

Originator

Bradlee, Nathaniel Jeremiah, 1829-1888 (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

Unidentified House, 1858

Description Level

Component

Historical/Biographical Note

Sources


Drawing Toward Home exhibition catalogue entry.