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Plan, notes and calculations on the verso of the measured drawing of the Monastery of Sant Ambrogio, Milan

RIBA125572
NOTES: This drawing is numbered XV/6 verso in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. For the measured drawing of the Monastery of Sant Ambrogio, see RIBA125571 and RIBA126201.

Sketch of a hand with descriptive text

RIBA125583
NOTES: This drawing is numbered XV/14 verso in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. It shows a small sketch of a hand with an inscription 'carattere antico del Palazzo di Giulio Rom.o'. This could refer to the Palazzo del Te in Mantua, designed and built by Giulio Romano between 1524 and 1534, for the other inscription on the same sheet, 'pianta del palazzo di mantova' probably refers to the palace plan on the recto of this sheet.

Study of a pedestal: profile with text

RIBA125585
NOTES: This drawing is numbered XV/15 verso in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection.

Verso of the drawing for a villa for Bartolomeo Pagliarino at Lanze, near Vicenza

RIBA125590
Palladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
NOTES: This drawing is numbered XVI/3 in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. The sheet is inscribed with the words "al cavalier / paiarino / i[n] vinetia" and "desegno".

Draft of a letter and sketch designs: sketch plans and elevations

RIBA125604
Palladio, Andrea (1508-1580)
NOTES: This drawing is numbered XVI/9 verso in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection.

Excerpt from John Keats’ 1819 poem ‘Lamia’ and sketch of snake

RIBA127161
NOTES: From one of Lethaby's sketchbooks/notebooks covering all forms and periods of art reflecting the breadth of Lethaby's interests.

Incomplete manuscript of an unpublished treatise on architecture by Joseph Gandy (The Art, Philiosophy and Science of Architecture): title page

RIBA127196
Gandy, Joseph Michael (1771-1843)
NOTES: A monumental work of over 2500 pages covering a multitude of topics from the art, science, history and philosophy of architecture to astrology, furniture, heraldry, hieroglyphics, painting, perspective drawing and sculpture.

Incomplete manuscript of an unpublished treatise on architecture by Joseph Gandy (The Art, Philiosophy and Science of Architecture): page headed 'The Moderns may use abreviated marks as follow'

RIBA127197
Gandy, Joseph Michael (1771-1843)
NOTES: A monumental work of over 2500 pages covering a multitude of topics from the art, science, history and philosophy of architecture to astrology, furniture, heraldry, hieroglyphics, painting, perspective drawing and sculpture.

Mary Ward Settlement (Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings), Tavistock Place, London: detail of library door plate with the monogram of Thomas Hill Green

RIBA134800
Smith & Brewer
NOTES: The Mary Ward Settlement (originally known as the Passmore Edwards Settlement Buildings) was founded in the 1890s by Mary Augusta Ward under the financial patronage of John Passmore Edwards. It aimed to provide facilities to 'improve the the religious, moral, intellectual or physical well-being of the people of London' and was also notable for housing the first fully equipped classrooms for children with disabilities. The library was dedicated to Thomas Hill Green (1836-1882), philosopher, whose writings influenced Mary Ward. See RIBA86191 for a photoprint of this image. See RIBA 155154 for a colour version of this image
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