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Photograph Album of English and Scottish Architecture

 Item
Identifier: MS-0618
The album contains 56 photographs documenting English and Scottish architecture from approximately 1880. This album is from the library of Richard Kelly, a mid-century American architect and lighting designer based in New York City.

Dates

  • approximately 1880

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed at the George Peabody Library. Please contact Special Collections for more information.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Extent

0.167 Cubic Feet (1 album)

Biographical / Historical

Photo album from the library of Richard Kelly, a mid-century American architect and lighting designer based in New York City. Kelly's notable achievements include work on the Seagram Building in New York, Philip Johnson's Four Seasons restaurant, and the Johnson's Glass House in Connecticut.

Scope and Contents

The album contains 56 photographs documenting English and Scottish architecture. The physical dimensions are: Oblong quarto, approximately 12" x 10". Bound by Edwards & Jones in contemporary full leather, with white moire endleaves and the monogram "E.A.D." on the front cover, all edges gilt. The leather is dry, worn, and loose at the joints, thus fair only. With 56 silver gelatin, black and white photographs in very good condition, mounted on 29 cardboard leaves. Most measure between 8" x 5" and 9" x 7". All are identified with manuscript captions in a neat contemporary hand in the bottom margins. An elaborate album of famous castles, palaces, and abbeys; cottages, villages, and lochs; and notable buildings and streets in London, Chester, Edinburgh, and Glasgow.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

This collection was purchased in March 2012.

Processing Information

Scope and content notes as well as the item description is described verbatum according to the account provided by the rare book dealer.

Creator

Source

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Repository

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