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Church of the Holy Sepulchre, Jerusalem: the edicule

SOURCE: Cornelis Bruyn (Corneille Le Brun). Voyage au Levant (Paris, 1714), pl. 146 NOTES: This edicule ws replaced by a new structure in 1809-10.

Design for a tabernacle

Montano, Giovanni Battista (1534-1621)
SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Montano. Tabernacoli diversi (Rome, 1628), pl. 5

Seven-storey vimana

SOURCE: Ram Raz. Essay on the architecture of the Hindus (London, 1834), pl. XXXIII

Design for an ornate carved altarpiece in a barrel-vaulted chapel

Papworth, John Buonarotti (1775-1847)

Title page for a publication or paper on Indian architecture, featuring a rock-cut cave temple with four columns, probably from the Ellora caves complex

NOTES: This drawing was executed to illustrate a publication or paper on Indian architecture entitled 'Fragments of Indian Architecture selected principally from the excavations in the Mountain of Elora near Aurungabad in the Degan as also from the Island of Eliphanta Bombay.'

Wells Cathedral, Somerset: painted piscina in the Beckington shrine

NOTES: This drawing is one of a number made by Anthony Salvin Jnr, the son of Anthony Salvin, while a pupil at his father's architectural practice. Salvin Snr was responsible for supervising the extensive restoration of Wells Cathedral choir from 1847 to 1857.

Design for a tabernacle frame with variegated marbles

Moraldo, Giovanni Pietro (17th cent)

Canterbury Cathedral: Trinity Chapel and the Corona

William the Englishman (d. 1214)
NOTES: The Trinity Chapel, built in 1179-1184, and Corona Chapel (a shrine for the crown of St Thomas Becket) were added by William the Englishman.

Church of San Vinente, Avila, Castile and Leon: the shrine of San Vicente

NOTES: The tomb was built in c. 1180 and the canopy was added in 1465.

Design for a tabernacle

NOTES: Part of the Burlington Devonshire Collection, this drawing is by an unidentified 16th century Italian architect. The tabernacle takes the form of a three-bayed temple building, the central vestibule containing the host flanked by angels. Sketched faces of praying nuns can be seen in the windows on either side.

Sketches of architectural details, including a half-sketch of a tabernacle, ceiling decoration, an angel, the Holy Family and a two-storey structure featuring circular stairs and a vaulted ceiling

Dosio, Giovanni Antonio (1533-ca.1609)
NOTES: Part of the Burlington Devonshire Collection, these sketches have been attributed to Giovanni Antonio Dosio.