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Print

1928 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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


object details
Categories
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
process engraving
Brief Description
Engraving of an isometric projection of St Paul's Cathedral, by R. B. Brook-Greaves and W. Godfrey Allen, London, 1928
Physical Description
Isometric projection showing the construction of St Paul's Cathedral.
Dimensions
  • Height: 46.5in
  • Width: 30in
Dimensions taken from Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Marks and Inscriptions
  • To William Dunn, F.R.I.B.A. who first suggested the idea of showing 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
Subjects depicted
Place Depicted
Associations
Bibliographic Reference
Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1929, London: Board of Education, 1930.
Collection
Accession Number
E.2208-1929

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