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John Galen Howard architectural drawings for miscellaneous projects, including a small theater for the University of California [graphic].
BANC PIC 2004.104--C ; BANC PIC 2004.104--D ; BANC PIC 2004.104
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Title:

John Galen Howard architectural drawings for miscellaneous projects, including a small theater for the University of California

Creator/Contributor:

Howard, John Galen, 1864-1931, creator

Creator/Contributor:

Howard & Cauldwell

Creator/Contributor:

Wurts Bros. (New York, N.Y.)

Abstract:

Original drawings (and one photograph) for building designs by John Galen Howard. 1: an auditorium in a park, dated 1891 (France) -- 2: an open air pavilion, dated 1892 (France) -- 3: grand staircase in a street façade, perhaps for a theater -- 4: detail of a grand Beaux Arts entrance, with "Chateau" and four names inscribed: "Bossuet", "Vigny", "Montaig[ne]", "Shelley" -- 5: detail of the Ecole de Médecine, Paris -- 6: sketch for cover for the court, Hotel Renaissance (NY, Howard & Cauldwell) -- 7: house for Joseph Pulitzer (NY, Howard & Cauldwell) -- 8-10: three elevations for the New York Public Library (the Astor, Lenox, and Tilden Foundation) -- 11: sketch of a domestic interior, with staircase from a parlor -- 12: photograph of the street-level façade and entrance of the Essex, by Wurts Bros. (NY) -- 13: unidentified neoclassical façade -- 14-21: eight elevations, cross-sections, and plans captioned "Study for Small Theatre, University of California," each dated 1921.

Date:

ca. 1891-ca. 1921 (issued)

Subject:

University of California (1868-1952) -- Buildings -- Pictorial works
New York Public Library -- Designs and plans
Theaters -- Designs and plans

Note:

Items 1 and 2 signed "John Howard", with notation "Eline de M. Salome" near signature.
1 photograph by Wurts Bros. (New York, N.Y.)
Gift ; of David Noble; 2003.

Type:

graphic
Architectural drawings.

Physical Description:

graphic
drawing
20 drawings, 1 photographic print : chiefly pencil and watercolor on paper ; 15 x 25 in. or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2004.104--C
BANC PIC 2004.104--D
BANC PIC 2004.104

Origin:

California