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Sign language system for the deaf and dumb

Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)
SOURCE: Christopher Wren. Parentalia (London, 1750), 'Heirloom copy', interleaved between pp. 194 and 195 NOTES: This page is one of several manuscript insertions in the Library's 'Heirloom copy' of the Parentalia.

Designs for chimneypieces featuring sculpted caryatids and telamones: elevations of one with the caryatids from the Temple of Pandrosos, Athens, and one adapted from the attic storey of the Temple of Olympean Zeus, Agrigento

Wightwick, George (1802-1872)
NOTES: This design is one of a number of drawings bound into five volumes entitled 'Architectural works of George Wightwick', made between 1832 and 1850. Wightwick instructed his articled pupils to make this detailed set of retrospective drawings to illustrate every building of importance he had designed. The drawings were intended to serve both as a record of Wightwick's completed buildings and as a method of conveying to his students the design process from initial working design to finished structure.

Composition of allegorical figures representing the arts and artists copied from, or a preliminary study for, an engraving

Testa, Pietro (1611-1650)
NOTES: For the related engraving please see RIBA21180.

Plane and solid geometrical figures, with Vitruvian figure of a man within a square and circle in the centre

Scamozzi, Vincenzo (1548-1616)
SOURCE: Vincenzo Scamozzi. L'Idea della architettura universale' (Venice, 1615), part 1, book 1, ch. XII, p. 40