|Title||Dawpool, Cheshire [The Garden Front & The Entrance Front]|
|Collection||Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection|
|Id Number Current Accession||R.79.3|
|Id Number Current Repository||-575058090|
|Inscription||Reproduced - Top signed "WR Lethaby del."; "Dawpool, Cheshire - The Entrance Front R.Norman Shaw RA J.F.Doyle } Architects". Verso - (pencil, in Lethaby´s hand). Bottom - the same (except for "Garden" Front) and verso - "24" (x2 in pencil and blue pencil).|
|Location Creation Site||Sprague & Co., 22 Martins Lane, Canon St EC (London)|
|Material||Brown printing ink on paper|
|Notes||This drawing was made by Lethaby around five years after his appointment as chief clerk in the offices of Norman Shaw R.A. Shaw was one of two architects involved in the design of Dawpool House in Cheshire, the other being a J.F.Doyle. See rest of R.79.1-4.
Before employing him as his chief clerk, Shaw had expressed great admiration for Lethaby's drawings.
|Object Notes||Reproduction of two drawings by Lethaby (of a building designed by Shaw and Doyle) published in The Architect, issue dated 25th October 1884. Well drawn, finely detailed perspective views showing 1) top - the Entrance Front 2) bottom - the Garden Front. See also R.79.1, .2 and .4. Probably reduced in size from the original.|
|Object References||(re. Lethaby and Shaw)|
|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.
Sale catalogue: Christies. 29 October 1991.
Thesis: Rubens;Godfrey;, The life and work of William Richard Lethaby (
|Rights||University of the Arts London, Central Saint Martins Museum and Study Collection|
|Source||Christie´s ; A.B. Waters CBE|