Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

New York State Capitol competition drawings and construction photographs, 1866-1870

Series I: Competition Photographs

Box 1: Item 1 "The New Capitol at Albany. Elevation of 23-bay façade.", 1 item (Size: 164 x 228mm; 216 x 317mm, mounted) 1865-1866

Image of unsigned watercolor drawing. Inscribed on mount "Adams & Worthen Archts & Engrs 128 Broadway.

Box 1: Item 2 Intended new Capitol Building. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 205 x 380mm; 343 x 533mm, mounted) 186-

Image of unsigned watercolor drawing. Inscribed on mount "To the Honorable O. B. Latham from is Obedt. Servant Louis Berger Architect."

Box 1: Item 3 New York State Capitol. Intended new Capitol building. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 64 x 121mm, top corners rounded; 118 x 184mm, mounted) 186-

Image of unsigned watercolor drawing. Identical to previous entry.

Box 1: Item 4 The New Capitol at Albany, N.Y. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 244 x 368mm; 356 x 455mm on publisher's printed mount) 186-

Photographed from the original plan adopted. Image of signed watercolor drawing. Printed on mount "Haines Photo.r Albany."

Box 1: Item 5 The New Capitol at Albany, N.Y. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 258 x 375mm; 364 x 466mm, mounted) 186-

A different photograph of number 4, showing the drawing in an unfinished state, added in no. 4 are a staircase on either side of the main entrance, 2 urns and a sculptural group above the pediment at the main entrance and many people; deleted from no. 4 is a partial view of one of the mansard domes at the rear (i.e. west façade) of the building.

Box 1: Item 6 New State Capitol at Albany. Plan of principal floor., 1 item (Size: 407 x 311 mm; 562 x 460mm, mounted) 186-

Image of unsigned ink and wash drawing. Seems to correspond exactly to nos. 4 and 5.

Box 1: Item 7 New State Capitol at Albany. Plan of gallery floor., 1 item (Size: 409 x 313 mm; 562 x 471 mm, mounted) 186-

Image of unsigned ink and wash drawing. Seems to correspond exactly to nos. 4 and 5.

Box 1: Item 8 The New Capitol at Albany, N.Y. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 275 x 378mm, without margins.) 186-

Printed from "The Architect" January 1, 1870. Signed E. Pocock, Architect. Jan 1, 1870." Printed by W. W. Sprague & Company, London, E. C." Augustus Laver (1834-1898).

Box 1: Item 9 Study for the New Capitol at Albany. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 213 x 306mm; 342 x 436mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed watercolor drawing. Signed Schulze & Schoen Archts 88 Wall St. N.Y." Four-floor project, no basement floor.

Box 1: Item 10 The New Capitol at Albany. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 101 x 142 cm; 291 x 376mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed watercolor drawing. Signed "Schulze & Schoen Archts N.Y." Four-floor project, close to no. 9, but with considerable variation in details.

Box 1: Item 11 The New Capitol at Albany. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 257 x 338 mm; 48 x 421mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed watercolor drawing. Signed "Schulze & Schoen Archts 88 Wall St. N.Y." Five-floor project (incl. basement floor); staircase leading to main entrance on first floor, underneath staircase, a carriageway leading to basement entrance.

Box 1: Item 12 The New Capitol at Albany. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 184 x 263mm; 235 x 317mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed (in the negative) watercolor drawing. Signed "Schulze & Schoen Archts 88 Wall St. N.Y." Five-floor project; close to no. 11, but with considerable variation in details.

Box 1: Item 13 Design for the New Capitol at Albany, N.Y. Plan of basement., 1 item (Size: 184 x 263mm; 235 x 317mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed ink and wash drawing. Signed "Schulze & Schoen, architects." Corresponds closely to Scheme no. 11, however with variations in the main entrance portico.

Box 1: Item 14 Design for the New Capitol at Albany, N.Y. Plan of first floor., 1 item (Size: 316 x 255mm; 559 x 356mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed ink and wash drawing. Signed "Schulze & Schoen, architects." Corresponds closely to Scheme no. 11, however with variations in the main entrance portico.

Box 1: Item 15 Design for the New Capitol at Albany, N.Y. Plan of second floor., 1 item (Size: 293 x 221mm; 560 x 356mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed ink and wash drawing. Signed "Schulze & Schoen, architects." Corresponds closely to Scheme no. 11, however with variations in the main entrance portico.

Box 1: Item 16 Design for the New Capitol at Albany, N.Y. Plan of third floor., 1 item (Size: 295 x 223mm; 559 x 356mm, mounted) 186-

Image of signed ink and wash drawing. Signed "Schulze & Schoen, architects." Corresponds closely to Scheme no. 11, however with variations in the main entrance portico.

Box 1: Item 17 State Capitol, Albany, N.Y. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 133 x 214mm; 205 x 255mm, mounted) 186-

Image of unsigned watercolor drawing. Four-floor project (incl. basement) whose most conspicuous feature is a several-story setback structure with a square mansard dome that rises from the center of the building.

Box 1: Item 18 The New Capitol at Albany. Perspective view emphasising the north façade., 1 item (Size: 268 x 437mm (arched); 347 x 552mm, mounted.) 186-

Image of unsigned watercolor drawing. The four-floor project (incl. basement) with main entrance and portico on the north façade instead of on the east as in all the other designs. A large masonry terrace with arched passageways is attached to the east facade in the present project. A high, rather narrow dome and drum rises above the main entrance.

Box 1: Item 19 The New Capitol at Albany. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 195 x 266mm; 263 x 350mm, mounted) 186-

Image of unsigned watercolor drawing. Five-floor project (incl. basement), rather close to no. 18, but with considerable variation in details and lacking the large terrace.

Box 1: Item 20 The New Capitol at Albany. Perspective view., 1 item (Size: 231 x 356mm; 334 x 453mm, mounted) 186-

Image of unsigned watercolor drawing. Four floors and a low basement floor. The cornice and roof level is virtually flat and unbroken throughout, except for a tall spire that rises above the main entrance.