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The revolving Temple of Concord erected in Green Park, London

RIBA23333
SOURCE: Richard Brown. Principles of practical perspective (London, 1835), Part 1, frontispiece A [pl. 25] NOTES: The edifice was erected for a firework display during a grand fete for the Allied Sovereigns visiting London for the peace celebrations of 1814.

Temple of Diana

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SOURCE: Richard Brown. Principles of practical perspective (London, 1835), part 2, frontispiece B [pl. 46]

Perspective drawing of the interior or chapel of a mausoleum created from the plan and elevation

RIBA23335
SOURCE: Richard Brown. Principles of practical perspective (London, 1835), part 2, pl. 35

Horizontal perspective drawing of a gallery and lantern-light created from the internal elevation

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SOURCE: Richard Brown. Principles of practical perspective (London, 1835), part 2, pl. 44

T-square

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NOTES: The architect Rodney Tatchell may have used this T-square when making the drawings for his essay 'The Manor Houses of Sussex', which was awarded the RIBA Silver Medal in 1931.

Parallel rule

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NOTES: The rolling parallel rule was invented in 1771 by A. G. Eckhardt. It enabled draughtsmen to draw parallel lines when using a drawing board. This rule was made by Baker, High Holborn, London.

Electric eraser

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NOTES: An electric eraser is useful for rubbing out large areas of pencil or lines drawn in ink. This eraser belonged the architect Carl Franck (1904-85) and was manufactured by Ariel.

Four designs for tools: a frame for the sawing of wainscots, a ladder for hinges, a saw for 'blacke stones' and sieve for the sifting of lime

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Smythson, John (d. 1634)
NOTES: This design is attributed to Robert Smythson or his son John Smythson.

Design for a hand saw: annotated drawing with a small sketch of a reaping hook shown at top left

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Smythson, John (d. 1634)
NOTES: This design is attributed to Robert Smythson or his son John Smythson.

Diagrams showing flare kilns and coke ovens for use in the manufacture of cement

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SOURCE: Thomas Leverton Donaldson, Lime, mortar, stucco, and cement: being an article, headed stucco, in the volume of miscellanies in the Encyclopedia metropolitana (London, 1840), pl. 51 NOTES: The diagrams include an example of a running flare kiln with coke ovens at Messrs. Hoppe's Wharf, Blackfriars, London.

Diagrams showing a tunnel running kiln, and flare kilns with coke ovens for use in the manufacture of cement

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SOURCE: Thomas Leverton Donaldson, Lime, mortar, stucco, and cement: being an article, headed stucco, in the volume of miscellanies in the Encyclopedia metropolitana (London, 1840), pl. 52 NOTES: The diagrams include an example from Mrs. Eastwood's Lime Kilns at Wellington Wharf, Belvedere Road, Lambeth, London.
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