|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
Scope and content
Ware's architectural drawings for town and country houses, furniture, and many chimney pieces. Included are designs for Fort Belvedere, circa 1750; a competition design for a mansion house, London, submitted 1737; Woodcote Park, Surrey, circa 1750s; 6-7 Abingdon Street, London, built circa 1740s; alterations, circa 1732-1733, at 10 Downing Street, London; designs, possibly for London Hospital.
Using the Collection
Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
Restrictions on Access
This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email email@example.com.
Isaac Ware architectural drawings. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Gift. Accession number--1000.007.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Eighteenth century British architect. Ware was active circa 1730s-1760s. He was the author of the influential COMPLETE BODY OF ARCHITECTURE, published 1756.