Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Isaac Ware architectural drawings, 1730-1766

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460594 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Ware, Isaac, 1704?-1766
Title Isaac Ware architectural drawings, 1730-1766
Physical Description 73 items
Language(s) English .
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 avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Description

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 avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Preferred Citation

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

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

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"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
architectural drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture -- Details Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- England -- London Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fireplaces -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Fort Belvedere (England) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Furniture -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hospitals -- England -- London Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mantels -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Number 10 Downing Street (London, England) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public buildings -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Woodcote Park (Epsom, England) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.