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Architectural drawing - Design for Broadleys, Windermere, for Mr A. C. Briggs
  • Design for Broadleys, Windermere, for Mr A. C. Briggs
    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941
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Design for Broadleys, Windermere, for Mr A. C. Briggs

  • Object:

    Architectural drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1898 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and watercolour

  • Credit Line:

    Presented by the artist

  • Museum number:

    E.252-1913

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case VV, shelf 2

Physical description

Design for a house, Broadleys, Windermere, showing two elevations, a cross section and a plan.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1898 (made)

Artist/maker

C. F. A. Voysey, born 1857 - died 1941 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and watercolour

Marks and inscriptions

1/8th scale, 2nd set

Dimensions

Height: 780 mm, Width: 556 mm

Object history note

Broadleys was built for the Yorkshire colliery owner Arthur Currer Briggs and his wife Helen in 1899. The house overlooks Windermere and is now home to Windermere Motor Boat Racing Club. Other designs and drawings by C. F. A. Voysey relating to Broadleys are held in the RIBA Drawings Collection. Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects: C. F. A. Voysey, Joanna Symonds, Gregg International, London, 1977, p. 45, [138].

Descriptive line

Design by C. F. A. Voysey, 'Broad Leys Windermere for A. Currer Briggs Esq', London, 1894

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

Eisenman, Stephen S., Design in the age of Darwin: from William Morris to Frank Lloyd Wright, Evanston: Northwestern University, 2008
Livingstone, Karen, Donnelly, Max and Parry, Linda 'C. F. A. Voysey: Arts and Crafts Designer', V&A Publishing, London, 2016, p.24 [17]

Materials

Paper

Subjects depicted

Buildings; Plans (drawings); Elevations (drawings); Houses

Categories

Images Online; Designs; Drawings; Architecture

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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