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Finding Aid for the Ernest Coxhead drawings, circa 1895 0000231
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  • Title: Ernest Coxhead drawings
    Identifier/Call Number: 0000231
    Contributing Institution: Architecture and Design Collection, Art, Design & Architecture Museum
    Language of Material: English
    Container: 552
    Physical Description: 3.0 Linear feet (3 flat file folders)
    Date (inclusive): circa 1895
    creator: Coxhead, Almeric, 1861-1928
    creator: Coxhead, Ernest A., 1863-1933


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    Preferred Citation note

    Ernest Coxhead drawings, Architecture and Design Collection. Art, Design & Architecture Museum; University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Ernest Albert Coxhead was born in England in 1863. He studied at the Royal Academy of Art and at the Architectural Association in London, from 1883 to 1886. Between 1878 and 1883, Coxhead worked as an apprentice to George Wallis. During the year of 1883 he worked as a building supervisor for the architect Frederic Chancellor. In 1887, Coxhead and his brother Almeric joined forces in Los Angeles to form the firm Coxhead and Coxhead. Four years later, in 1890, Coxhead and Coxhead relocated to San Francisco, where they remained until retirement. Ernest Coxhead died in 1933.

    Scope and Content note

    The Ernest Coxhead drawings consist of three flat file folders of original drawings of residences and a memorial, all dating circa 1895.

    Related Archival Materials note

    Ernest Coxhead Collection, (1983-1), Environmental Design Archives. College of Environmental Design. University of California, Berkeley. Berkeley, California

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Coxhead, Almeric, 1861-1928
    Coxhead, Ernest A., 1863-1933
    Architectural drawings