Architectural drawing, ‘Inverness, W B Griffin architect’, Marion Mahony Griffin, linen / ink / cardboard, Sydney, Australia, 1933

Made by Griffin, Marion Mahony in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1933-1933.

Architectural drawing, ‘Inverness, W B Griffin architect’, Marion Mahony Griffin, linen / ink / cardboard, Sydney, Australia, 1933.
Possibly screened ink, handcoloured in yellows, orange & silver. Image of ‘Prairie style’ house set amongst eucalyptus trees with winding path from front garden. Features of house include strong horizontal emphasis with prominent semi-circular bay window, low pitched roof with massive chimney piece.
Presentation drawing, possible screened ink on linen, handcoloured ...

Summary

Object No.

93/342/1

Physical Description

Architectural drawing, 'Inverness, W B Griffin architect', Marion Mahony Griffin, linen / ink / cardboard, Sydney, Australia, 1933.
Possibly screened ink, handcoloured in yellows, orange & silver. Image of 'Prairie style' house set amongst eucalyptus trees with winding path from front garden. Features of house include strong horizontal emphasis with prominent semi-circular bay window, low pitched roof with massive chimney piece.
Presentation drawing, possible screened ink on linen, handcoloured with body colour, showing the house designed for the donor's father by W B Griffin in 1933, as it was to look when built, set between tall 'art nouveau' gumtrees; the inscription 'Inverness W B Griffin architect' in a frame to the left of centre.

Marks

In ink on the lower left hand corner: `Inverness WB Griffin Architect'

Dimensions

Height

315 mm

Width

595 mm

Production

Made

Griffin, Marion Mahony 1933-1933

Designed

Griffin, Walter Burley null

History

Notes

Presentation drawing of house designed for Mr Alan Cameron By W B Griffin. House is still standing at 33 Marion St Killara.
Prepared for Alan Cameron as a proposal to build house at 33 Marion St Killara.
Passed into hands of son, Mr Ewen J Cameron, who donated it to the museum.

Owned

Cameron, Alan

Source

Credit Line

Gift of Mr Ewen Cameron, 1993

Acquisition Date

29 September 1993

Cite this Object

Harvard

Architectural drawing, 'Inverness, W B Griffin architect', Marion Mahony Griffin, linen / ink / cardboard, Sydney, Australia, 1933 2018, Museum of Applied Arts & Sciences, accessed 21 September 2018, <https://ma.as/134741>

Wikipedia

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