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  • Collection: John Wayt Cosby Architectural Drawings

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…

Drawings of full size detailed section of windows and doors with notes specifying materials and methods of construction. Good condition; minor losses to edges; lined with mulberry paper repairs. Signed: "John W. Cosby archt / Raleigh / Jan 14th 1862…

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,…

Scaled first floor plan, numbered plan 2. Signed: "John W Cosby Archt/ Raleigh/ Jan 14 1862 N.C." Condition, good, some mulberry paper repairs on back to small edge tears.

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

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

Bust-length profile portrait of a balding man facing left. He wears a carefully tied cravat and dark frock coat. Signed l.r." Bessie A. Batchats [?] / Raleigh 1875" Condition: Poor, paper has an arched top, Acid mat burn. Horizontal tear from left…
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