Folder NMC/1703A - History of architecture

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History of architecture


  • 1951 (Creation)

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28 sheets (includes 2 x double pages)

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Scope and content

26 x single sheets of architectural sketches covering various periods/styles in history from Greek and Roman to Gothic and the Renaissance. 2 x double sheets, "The Renaissance of Roman Architecture" essay.

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Biographical history

Gorman studied at GSA from 1949-1953 graduating with a Diploma in Drawing and Painting. His wife, Fiona Gorman (nee Ure), was also a fellow student.

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The artist's wife, Fiona Gorman, 2016. Accession number JAC/23.

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Pen, ink and pencil on paper. (7 sheets mounted onto paper backing).

Dimensions: 445 x 285 mm (max)

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GB 1694 NMC/1703A

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GB 1694

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ISAD(G): General International Standard Archival Description - Second edition


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