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Title [The Architect: Design for St.Anne┤s School, Streatham]
Collection Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Maker Lethaby;William Richard;
Date 1882
Extended Description Process reprints.
Id Number Current Accession R.80
Id Number Current Repository 3840
Inscription As title
Location Creation Site Sprague & Co., 22 Martins Lane, Canon St EC (London)
Subject Lethaby;William Richard;;
Measurements Dimensions 326 x 228 mm
Material Black ink on paper
Notes Designs drawn for M.E. MacCartney, architect. Illustration reprinted in The Architect, 25 October 1882. This was an entry for the . . . . . Competition, a collaboration between Lethaby, Macartney and Newton. The original has been lost and as a result, this perspective view by Lethaby is all that remains. It shows a three-storey building of brick, stone and probably terracotta in a wild version of English Mannerism, tricked out with caryatids, scrolls, strapwork, enormous volutes and all manner of excesses. (see CSAD Exhibition Catalogue 1984; p.67).
Object Notes Full - "Design for St Anne's School, Streatham (Central part)". The architect was M.E. Macartney, the original drawing of this design by Lethaby. This was a competition entry, a collaboration between Macartney, Newton and Lethaby. This view (an elevation of the entrance fašade) is all that survives of the entry. It "depicts the kind of Northern Renaissance style" (Rubens) that Lethaby would later adopt for his own designs.
Relation Exhibition Object Lessons, London, London Institute 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.
Exhibition: 1990.
Exhibition: W R Lethaby 1857-1931: architecture, design and education, Backemeyer;Sylvia;Gronberg;Theresa; ed. Lund Humph
Rights University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection
Source Christie┤s; A.B. Waters CBE
Technique Photolithograph
Work Type Reproduction
 

 

 

 

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