Title AMERICAN ARCHITECT AND BUILDING NEWS MAGAZINE ILLUSTRATION Cottages by Meeker and Banks
Seller ID 2982
Architectural heliotype print in good plus condition taken from the American Architect and Building News magazine of 1878. Page contains two images of cottages built in Berkley, California by the architectural firm Meeker and Banks. The top image is a cottage built for R. W. Poindexter Esq. And the bottom cottage was built for Chas. K. Clark. Esq. Cottages are rendered as a beautiful line drawings including the surrounding landscape. Print also indicates floor plans printed in vignettes in the top corners of each drawing. The vignettes in the top cottage indicates the main and attic floor plans while the vignettes in the bottom drawing indicate the first and second floor plans. Print is neat and relativly clean with no chips or tears and the paper has a slight yellowing consistant with age. There is a half dime water spot at the left edge that does not effect the image and about a dime size spot in the upper right hand corner of the lower drawing that extends into the drawing very slightly, about a 1/16 to 1/8 inches, but is not noticable unless held to the light. Print is hinged onto conservation quality matboard with acid-free linen tape. Print measures 13 1/4" x 8 3/4", and image measures 11 1/2" x 7 1/4" which includes page title (American Architect and Building News Oct. 26 1878) and 18" x 14" mounted (height by width) . ; 18" x 14"
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