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Designs for the British Embassy, Washington, D.C.: elevation, plan and sections of the south-west front

RIBA Ref No RIBA21987
Architect/DesignerLutyens, Sir Edwin Landseer (1869-1944)
CountryUnited States
CityWashington, D.C.
Subject Date1928
Image Date1925
ViewExterior
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceDR15/9(24)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectEmbassies, consular buildings ; Government buildings
NOTES: This group of drawings for the British Embassy in Washington D.C., date from the late 1920s. These are drawings for the Embassy as built and are therefore office copies, which complement the three autograph sketches for the building that came to the RIBA in 1950. They were preserved in the Embassy as a working collection should the need arise and appear from slight damp damage to have been stored in the basement and forgotten.
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