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.

Details

Descriptive Terms

cases (containers)
friezes (entablature components)
renderings (drawings)
architectural drawings (visual works)
elevations (orthographic projections)
blueprints (reprographic copies)
lettering (layout features)

Physical Description

4 architectural drawings + lettering

Collection Code

AR003

Collection Name

Frank Chouteau Brown professional architectural collection

Reference Code

AR003.005.017

Places

Cambridge (Middlesex county, Massachusetts)
Harvard University (Cambridge, Middlesex county, Massachusetts) [university]

Record Details

Originator

Brown, Frank Chouteau, 1876-1947 (Architect)

Material Type

renderings (drawings)
architectural drawings (visual works)
elevations (orthographic projections)
blueprints (reprographic copies)
lettering (layout features)

Other People

Chaucer, Geoffrey, d. 1400

Description Level

Item

Location Note

Vertical file 3: dr. 25: folder 11