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Photo, Print, Drawing Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Bulfinch, and others, including comparative studies of his churches and those of his contemporaries in America and their predecessors in England Bulfinch Sketch Book" / Bulfinch sketchbook

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Title

  • Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Bulfinch, and others, including comparative studies of his churches and those of his contemporaries in America and their predecessors in England

Other Title

  • Bulfinch Sketch Book"
  • Bulfinch sketchbook

Summary

  • Includes architectural drawings of Boston Library, Boston, Massachusetts; William Bingham House and Girard College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania; iron gates for the Bank of the United States in Philadelphia that Bulfinch ordered for the U.S. Capitol; a theater in Birmingham, England; a U-shaped house; a triumphal arch in Milan, Italy; comparisons of churches, including Hollis Street, Brattle Street, Trinity, and New North Churches in Boston, Massachusetts; Grace Church and St. Pauls in New York; Independent Church in Baltimore, Maryland; First Congregational Church in Providence, Rhode Island; churches in England, including a church in Southampton; Church of St. Stephen, Walbrook, London; and Surrey Chapel in St. George's Fields; and churches in unidentified cities as plans, elevations, sections, and perspective projections; sketches and renderings; record drawings; measured drawings; also specifications for some of the buildings depicted.

Names

  • Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844.

Created / Published

  • 1803-1827.

Headings

  • -  Churches--1800-1830
  • -  Churches--England--1800-1830
  • -  Churches--Massachusetts--Boston--1800-1830
  • -  Churches--New York (State)--New York--1800-1830
  • -  Buildings--Pennsylvania--Philadelphia--1800-1830
  • -  Theaters--England--Birmingham--1800-1830

Headings

  • Architectural drawings--1800-1830.
  • Measured drawings--1800-1830.
  • Record drawings--1800-1830.
  • Renderings--1800-1830.
  • Sketchbooks--1800-1830.
  • Sketches--1800-1830.

Genre

  • Sketchbooks--1800-1830
  • Architectural drawings--1800-1830
  • Sketches--1800-1830
  • Renderings--1800-1830
  • Measured drawings--1800-1830
  • Record drawings--1800-1830

Notes

  • -  Finding aid available online https://hdl.loc.gov/loc.pnp/eadpnp.pp021001
  • -  A preliminary paper finding aid is available in the Prints & Photographs Reading Room, filed by LOT number.
  • -  Digitized images of most of these items display with associated descriptions in the Prints & Photographs Division Online Catalog, https://www.loc.gov/rr/print/catalog.html
  • -  Reference copies available for some drawings in LOT 4249 (R).
  • -  LOT title devised by Library staff.
  • -  Title information from P&P Curatorial Reference File.
  • -  Possibly includes drawings of the Church of the Holy Cross, Boston, Massachusetts.
  • -  Cover is marbled.
  • -  These drawings have not been definitively attributed to Bulfinch, but have sometimes been credited to him. One drawing, in particular, for an unidentified church dated between 1840 and 1860, (LOT 13065, no. 20) indicates that a hand other than Bulfinch's produced it, based on building style and date of another drawing for hardware (ADE-11 Bulfinch 102, B size).
  • -  Forms part of Charles Bulfinch Archive (Library of Congress).
  • -  Permanent deposit; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; 1935.

Medium

  • 1 sketchbook (25 architectural drawings) : graphite, ink, wash, and watercolor ; covers 27 x 21 cm.

Call Number/Physical Location

  • LOT 13065 (H) [P&P]

Source Collection

  • Charles Bulfinch Archive (Library of Congress

Repository

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 97507245

Rights Advisory

  • No known restrictions on publication.

Access Advisory

  • Original materials served by appointment only.

Online Format

  • image

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Chicago citation style:

Bulfinch, Charles. Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Bulfinch, and others, including comparative studies of his churches and those of his contemporaries in America and their predecessors in England. England Pennsylvania Boston Philadelphia New York Birmingham Massachusetts, 1803. to 1827. Photograph. https://www.loc.gov/item/97507245/.

APA citation style:

Bulfinch, C. (1803) Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Bulfinch, and others, including comparative studies of his churches and those of his contemporaries in America and their predecessors in England. England Pennsylvania Boston Philadelphia New York Birmingham Massachusetts, 1803. to 1827. [Photograph] Retrieved from the Library of Congress, https://www.loc.gov/item/97507245/.

MLA citation style:

Bulfinch, Charles. Architectural drawings of buildings designed by Bulfinch, and others, including comparative studies of his churches and those of his contemporaries in America and their predecessors in England. to 1827. Photograph. Retrieved from the Library of Congress, <www.loc.gov/item/97507245/>.