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  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1928 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Brook-Greaves, R. B. (artist)
    Allen, W. Godfrey, born 1891 - died 1986 (surveyor)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    process engraving

  • Museum number:

    E.2208-1929

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case KK, shelf 1

Physical description

Isometric projection showing the construction of St Paul's Cathedral.

Place of Origin

London (made)

Date

1928 (made)

Artist/maker

Brook-Greaves, R. B. (artist)
Allen, W. Godfrey, born 1891 - died 1986 (surveyor)

Materials and Techniques

process engraving

Marks and inscriptions

To William Dunn, F.R.I.B.A. who first suggested the idea of shewing the construction of St. Paul's Cathedral by Isometric Projection - this drawing is inscribed by Mervyn Edmund Macartney, F.S.A. Surveyor to the Fabric - Measured and drawn by R. B. Brooke-Greaves in collaboration with W. Godfrey Allen. Valuable assistance has been rendered by Matthew Dawson F.R.I.B.A. and E. J. Bolwell.

This drawing, which was commenced in October 1923 and carried out during the reparation of St. Pauls Cathedral, was completed in January 1928. The inscriptions are the work of Percy Smith.
Lettered in a scroll at the top right hand corner of the print

Published by the Architectural Press. Photo & Collo-imp. Donald Macbeth

Dimensions

Height: 46.5 in, Width: 30 in

Descriptive line

Engraving of an isometric projection of St Paul's Cathedral, by R. B. Brook-Greaves and W. Godfrey Allen, London, 1928

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

Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.

Materials

Paper

Techniques

Process engraving; Drawing

Subjects depicted

Architecture; Cathedrals; Architectural drawing; Domes; Construction

Categories

Prints; Architecture; Religion; Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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