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Photographs

Includes photographs collected by Alexander McGibbon, Charles Edward Whitelaw, and Eugene Bourdon. Also includes collection of cloud studies, copies of George Henry works, and miscellaneous photographs.

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Plaster cast of section of architrave with vines and eagle in clipeus

  • PC/159
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Lorenzo Ghiberti, 1452. Bronze. Gates of Paradise, Baptistry di San Giovanni, Florence, Italy. Currently in the collection of the Museo dell'Opera del Duomo, Florence, Italy. In 2019, this item was conserved and now includes a central fragment, which was originally catalogued as a separate cast (PC/187).

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Plaster cast of Corinthian capital with stylised acanthus

  • PC/139
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

The Corinthian order is the most richly carved of all the orders. According to the architectural historian Vitruvius, the column was created by the sculptor Callimachus, probably an Athenian, who drew acanthus leaves growing around a votive basket. Annotated "R. 24D".

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Plaster cast of spandrel

  • PC/152
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Original: Poets’ Corner, Westminster Abbey, London, UK.

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Plaster cast of pilaster

  • PC/101B
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Plaster cast of pilaster, part of a set with decorated capital

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Plaster cast of stele

  • PC/204
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele in two parts; one with point and ornamented with fluting, the second with two flowers carved in relief. Original: The Temple of Thesius, Athens, Greece. Annotated with illegible lettering.

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Plaster cast of fragment of stele

  • PC/084
  • Item
  • Mid 19th century-early 20th century
  • Part of Plaster Casts

Stele refers to an upright stone or slab with an inscribed or sculptured surface, used as a monument or as a commemorative tablet in the face of a building. Annotated with Greek text "EYTYXO HPINH NIRON".

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