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  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Terry, John Quinlan F.R.I.B.A., born 1937 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil on tracing paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 10

Physical description

A sheet containing various designs and plans for houses including sketch designs for the facade of a country house in the style of the second half of the seventeenth century; four plans and alternative facades for a house with pilasters of a gigantic Ionic order; a sketch plan for a skylight and elevations of two chimneys.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)


20th century (made)


Terry, John Quinlan F.R.I.B.A., born 1937 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil on tracing paper

Marks and inscriptions

Inscribed in pencil


Height: 61 cm, Width: 75.5 cm

Object history note

Rough sketches of this kind are not normally preserved by the architect but they show the initial thought processes from which the presentation drawings and the plans are derived.

Descriptive line

Designs by Quinlan Terry, rough sketch designs and plans for various houses, pencil on tracing paper, Great Britain, 20th century

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints, Drawings and Paintings Accession Register for 1990


Tracing paper; Pencil



Subjects depicted

Elevations; Skylight; Houses; Plans; Facades; Chimneys; Pilasters


Designs; Drawings; Architecture


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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