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Soane Museum Drawings

551 1040

Description Soane Museum Drawings

Collection Soane Museum Drawings

Catalogue Number 551 1040

Category All Other

Scope and Content Photographic copies of selected original architectural drawings held in the Sir John Soane Museum, London. The collection comprises copies of drawings by Robert Adam and by James Playfair.

Archive History NMRS Photographic Survey of designs by Robert and James Adam in the collection of Sir John Soane's Museum, London. All drawings thought to be for Scotland were photographed, as well as designs for patrons with Scottish surnames. Many designs remain unidentified. The collection was photographically surveyed by SNBR, in part, in 1953, and re-photographed in 1976. The second part of this collection is the NMRS Photographic Survey of drawings by James Playfair in the Soane Museum, copied in 1975. Previously catalogued as Collection 262/40.

System of Arrangement The collection comprises copies of drawings by Robert Adam, arranged by original volume number, and copies of drawings by James Playfair, arranged by original inventory number.

Access Conditions Open, but note that access may be subject to provisions outlined in the Data Protection Act and conservation requirements. Please contact the archive to confirm access in advance of a visit.

Administrative History Sir John Soane's Museum, London, is the house and museum of the architect Sir John Soane (1753-1837). One of the leading architects of the Regency, Soane was Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy. He was also a collector of paintings, sculpture, architectural models and drawings, including collections of drawings by the Scottish architects, Robert Adam (1728-92), James Adam (1732-94) and James Playfair (1755-94). For more details see the Museum website: https://www.soane.org/about/our-history.

Accruals No accruals are anticipated.

External Reference Inventory 55

Permalink http://canmore.org.uk/collection/1234857

Collection Hierarchy - Collection Level

Collection Level (551 1040) Soane Museum Drawings

Preview Category Catalogue Number Title Date Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 147/1 South east view Soane Collection No 77, Vol 30 1700 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 147/2 South east view Soane Collection No 78, Vol 30 1700 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 13/2 Chimney Piece for the Great Drawing room for General Skinner at Fort George. Original Pen & ink drawing in Adam COllection, Soane Museum Vol 22, No 236 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 13/3 Design of a Chimney Piece for the Great Dining Room for General Skinner at Fort George. Original Pen & ink drawing in Adam COllection, Soane Museum Vol 22, No 235 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 13/4 Design of a Chimney Piece for the Bed Chamber for General Skinner at Fort George. Original Pen & ink drawing in Adam COllection, Soane Museum Vol 22, No 239 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 13/5 Chimney Piece for the Drawing Room at Fort George for General Skinner. Original Pen & ink drawing in Adam COllection, Soane Museum Vol 22, No 237 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 13/6 Design of a Chimney Piece for the Drawing Room at Fort George for General Skinner. Original Pen & ink drawing in Adam COllection, Soane Museum Vol 22, No 238 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 147/3 Elevation of entrance front From Adam Drawing in Soane Collection No 72, Vol 30 1700 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 147/4 Elevation From Adam Drawing in Soane Collection No 73, Vol 30 1700 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 147/5 One pair storey and sunk storey From Adam Drawing in Soane Collection No 75 + 76, Vol 30 1700 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images IND 147/6 Plan of principal storey From Adam Drawing in Soane Collection No 74, Vol 30 1777 Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images RCD 56/1 Section across church showing one end within Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images RCD 56/2 Section through church and porch Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images RCD 56/3 Elevation of one side of church Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images RCD 56/4 "Elevation of the end of the parish church that will be seen from George Ross Esq, his Estate, near Cromarty" Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images RCD 56/5 Plan of parish church showing dispositions of pews and place of pulpit, also porch and stairs to niches above Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images RCD 56/6 Plan of body of church with stairs to niches Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 95/18 P Photographic copy of proposed alterations "Section through the Ballroom, Lobby & Tea Room as proposed to be finished". Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 506/3 Principal and back elevation and ground plan and print Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 506/4 Plan for a new Library Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 506/5 Sections of Library Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 95/19 P Photographic copy of proposed alterations "South front of a design form altering the Assembly Rooms in Edinburgh". Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 95/20 Proposed alterations "Design for altering the North front...showing the entrance for Chairs and Coaches on each side with some of the adjoining houses" Item Level
Photographs and Off-line Digital Images EDD 95/21 P Photographic copy of proposed alterations "Plan of basement floor". Item Level

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