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Isometric projection of St Paul's Cathedral

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    London (made)

  • Date:

    1923-1928 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

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

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pen and ink on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Architecture, Room 127, case WE

Physical description


Place of Origin

London (made)


1923-1928 (made)


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

Materials and Techniques

Pen and ink on paper

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 Macartnbey, F.S.A. Surveyor to the Fabric - Measured and drawn by R. B. Brook-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. Paul's Cathedral, was completed in January 1928. The border and inscription are the work of Percy Smith.
Handwriting; Smith, Percy


Height: 147 in, Width: 101 in

Descriptive line

Isometric projection by R. B. Brook Greaves and W. Godfrey Allen, showing the construction of Sir Christopher Wren's St Paul's Cathedral, 1923-28


Pen and ink; Paper



Subjects depicted

Construction; Architecture; Domes; Cathedrals; Architectural drawing; Baroque



Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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