|Title||Melsetter House, Hoy, Orkney [Photocopy]|
|Collection||Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection|
|Other||Traced by John Brandon-Jones|
|Date||1898 (original drawing by Lethaby) c.1900 (traced by Brandon-Jones)|
|Id Number Current Accession||R.115.4|
|Id Number Current Repository||-2087573391|
|Inscription||As title; all rooms labelled; "Scale of feet"; "WR Lethaby 1898" (all as photocopied from the original).|
Photocopy of the ground floor plans for Melsetter House, Hoy, Orkney as designed by Lethaby around 1898; re-drawn/traced by John Brandon-Jones after sketches/designs by Lethaby. Lethaby was given the contract to re-design Melsetter House by Thomas Middlemore, an affluent Birmingham business man (he apparently commissioned Lethaby to design his house before he bought the estate).
|Object Notes||Ground floor plans (larger image than R.115.2, which also shows the ground floor plan for Melsetter House). See the rest of R.115.1-4.|
|Relation Exhibition||W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, London, Central School of Arts and Crafts|
|Relation References||Book: Rubens;Godfrey;, William Richard Lethaby: his life and work 1857-1931, Architectural Press. 1986.
Sale catalogue: Christies. 29 October 1991.
Thesis: Rubens;Godfrey;, The life and work of William Richard Lethaby (1857-1931), Ph.D., Unive
|Rights||University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection|