1909 Pair of Ink and Wash Drawings: Sections & Elevations, for the New York New Haven & Hartford R.R. Waterbury Ct. Passenger Station, Designed By McKim, Mead & White, Architects.
(Americana - 20th Century - Architecture - Building Design - Railroad - McKim, Mead & White)

Waterbury, Connecticut: Not Published, 1909. F Two sheets, numbered 1 & 2 of two. Identified on both as the N.Y.N.H. & H.R.R Highland Division Waterbury Ct. Passenger Station scale of 1" = 40' Aug. 1907 McKim, Mead & White Architects. Black ink drawings, initialed as by "F.J.H." and "F.H." Approx. 8 " x 12 " overall size. Accomplished in black ink on limp polished architectural cloth vellum, precisely and cleanly rendered. Sheet No. 1 with the Street Elevation of the building, including the clock tower which had been requested by the railroad as an addition to the original design; ink-line crosshatching completing the drawing. Sheet No. 2 with sections of the smoking room, waiting room, first floor plan and end elevation, showing the added clock tower as an outline. With some light hand coloring. McKim, Mead & White, prominent American architectural firm: "...practiced a nuanced, often innovative, rational architecture that incorporated new materials and construction technologies. These were placed at the service of an "intuitive classicism" that for many served to bring dignity and beauty to American institutions..." (Marilys R. Nepomechie in the ANB) A little wear & soiling to the edges, old mounting pin-holes at corner tips of Sheet No. 1; overall, in very good condition. Very Good Paperback (Item ID: 24813)


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