Browse Items (25 total)

  • Collection: John Wayt Cosby Architectural Drawings

Reverse of drawing - pencil sketch of moldings barely visible through mulberry backing paper.

Unsigned. Full-scale detail of cornice molding and architrave, this drawing is the lower extension of "Plan No. 9, Cornice and Cantilever of Main Building," showing a profile view of lower half from wall from volute scroll to architrave. Unsigned.…

Unsigned, the bottom part of an acanthus decoration in profile. Must be an extension on another drawing. 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

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 (?)…

Side and front elevation of cornice, console and base block of parlor and dining rooms decorated with scrolling acanthus, rosette, bead and reel, egg and dart, and bead and reel moldings. Condition: good with some edge tears, lined with mulberry (?)…

Sheet of four drawings including a small scale elevation of the front door, fanlight, side panels and lights (no. 18), full scale renderings of portico column (no. 15), capital (no. 16), and base (no. 17). Each drawing individually signed and dated,…

Two drawings on a single sheet including detailed drawing to scale of cornice and console of window head for interior windows in principal rooms, calling for acanthus, rosette, and scroll decorative carving and a section for a typical window and door…

Full-size, side and front elevation drawings for the exterior eaves and cornice of the portico and bay window, including details of gutter and interlacing pendant eaves arcades. Architectural moldings include acanthus, tongue-and-dart, bead-and-reel,…

Full-sized detail drawing of the front face of the main building and tower cornice bracket (cantilever) including acanthus, tongue-and-dart, bead-and-double-reel moldings. Signed: "John W Cosby Archt/ Raleigh/Jan 14th 1862 N.C." Condition: good, some…

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…

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.

Full scale, detail of the upper frieze of the main building cornice including a section through the gutter and details of moldings for the bed mold and cantilever brackets. Unsigned. Condition: good with some corner and edge losses, lined with…

Colored presentation drawing, elevation of south side of house. Labeled, "Plan No 7". 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.

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…
Output Formats

atom, csv, dc-rdf, dcmes-xml, json, omeka-xml, rss2