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German architectural sketchbook

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8929

Scope and Contents

Sketchbook of an unidentified German architect, containing around 130 sketches of neo-classical buildings in Russia (St. Petersburg and Moscow) and Germany (including Hamburg, Stuttgart, Munich, and Husum and Brunsb├╝ttel, Schleswig-Holstein). There are sketches of houses, churches, monuments, and details, with some designs by the architect himself. The sketches are in pencil, with some heightened in ink. Nos. 1-114 are listed and described in German in an index at the back of the volume.


  • Creation: 1822-1824 (Circa)

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1 volume(s) (1 volume)

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Immediate Source of Acquisition

Purchased 1993

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