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Isometric projection of St Paul's Cathedral

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • 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:

    E.1195-1931

  • Gallery location:

    Architecture, Room 127, case WE

Physical description

Drawing.

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

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

Dimensions

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

Materials

Pen and ink; Paper

Techniques

Drawing

Subjects depicted

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

Categories

Drawings

Production Type

Unique

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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