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Isometric projection of St Paul's Cathedral

1923-1928 (made)
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Object type
TitleIsometric projection of St Paul's Cathedral
Materials and techniques
Pen and ink on paper
Brief description
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
Physical description
  • Height: 147in
  • Width: 101in
Production typeUnique
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)
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Record createdJuly 25, 2003
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