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  • Collection: John Wayt Cosby Architectural Drawings

One sheet with three drawings, each labeled separately: no. 24 detail plans of window; no. 25 plan and sections for fireplace (information on the mantel missing); and no. 26 section detail for 'wash board' Poor condition; lined with mulberry (?)…

Plan of stone foundations (No. 1) and plan of timber framing for the facade wall (No. 5) including notes as to size of beams and method of joining. Signed and dated: "John W. Cosby archt/ Jan 14th 1862, Raliegh/NC". Condition: has sustained vertical…

Cross section of main house through principal formal rooms. Signed: "John W Cosby Archt/ Raleigh/ Jan 14, 1862/ N.C. " Condition: good

Colored presentation drawing, elevation of east side of house, principal facade. Labeled, "Plan No 6". Signed, "John W Cosby Architect/Raleigh/Jan 14th 1862/NC". Condition, good; some staining and foxing on perimeter of support, some mulberry paper…

Colored presentation drawing, elevation of north side of house. Labeled, "Plan No 8". Signed, "John W Cosby Architect/Jan 14th 1862 Raleigh/NC". Condition, good; corner losses and some mulberry paper repairs on back to small edge tears.

Detailed specifications for Spiers house including requirements for materials and construction. Written in longhand. Page 1 of four-page folio (pages 2 and 4 blank). Condition: good.

Pencil redrawing of second floor plan reflecting changes (/). Unsigned and undated. Condition: good.

Image of an actual scale drawing of specifications for weatherboard. Includes instructions for fabrication and finish. Condition: good. [unsigned] "No. 27 / Plan of Weatherboarding" In-house finding aid item number 23

Detailed specifications for Spiers house including requirements for materials and construction. Interior of folio, pages 2 and 3. Condition: good.

Verso of bust-length profile portrait of a balding man facing left. Condition: Poor, paper has an arched top, acid mat burn, horizontal tear from right side three-quarters across the image, chips from the side and top edges, evidence of water damage…
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