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Original Architectural Designs chiefly Memorial and Monumental by Samuel Huggins, Architect

  • Object:

    Architectural design

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1873 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Huggins, Samuel (Mr.), born 1811 - died 1885 (architect)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Watercolour, pen and ink and pencil on paper

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case CUP, shelf 5, box A

Physical description

Design for classical style dome, with plan, on paper, mounted to page of volume

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1873 (made)


Huggins, Samuel (Mr.), born 1811 - died 1885 (architect)

Materials and Techniques

Watercolour, pen and ink and pencil on paper

Marks and inscriptions

'Designed and Drawn by S. Huggins'
Bottom left, pen and ink

'This is of a little narrower proportion than St Isaacs which is considerably / narrower than St Pauls [illegible symbol]'
Across middle, below main design; pen and ink

'This is a little narrower [illegilbe] / which is considerably narrow'
Across middle, written underneath pen inscription in pencil

Symbol which looks like a figure 8 turned on its side
Right between design and plan, in pencil


Height: 26.5 cm design, Width: 15.4 cm design, Height: 32 cm page, Width: 25.7 cm page

Descriptive line

One of 97 designs from an album of architectural drawings by Samuel Huggins, 1873


Pen and ink


Architectural drawing

Subjects depicted

Domes; Architectural drawings


Architecture; Monuments; Designs; Drawings

Production Type



Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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