James Harrison Dakin Collection
Architectural Drawings

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Item # Drawer/
Folder
Thumbnail image Description of drawing Date Signature Measurements (in inches) Vulnerability to handling Notes
81 2/3 Ink sketch of detail of wall of unidentified building undated unsigned 23 x 19 minor, 1
82 3/6 Ink sketch of frong elevation of temple-like unidentified building with six Ionic columns. undated unsigned 29.5 x 20 moderate, 2+, degraded, fragile Reverse marked "Phillippi St." Possibly Medical College of Louisiana on Phillippa St., New Orleans, La.
83 2/4 Ink and wash sketch of front elevation of temple-like unidentified building with six doric columns undated unsigned 21 x 19 minor, 1-, corner and edge damage Possibly Troy Church
84 2/4 Ink and wash sketch of front elevation of temple-like unidentified building with six Ionic columns undated unsigned 21 x 18 minor, 1
85 6/11 Ink sketch of an obelisk-like church steeple with Egyptian details (First Methodist Church, New Orleans) 1837 Dakin and Dakin 21 x 30 minor, 1-, brittle, weak edges Sign on back: "Drawing referred to in a contract made by the proprietor of the Methodist Church at the corner of Poydras and Carondelet St. New Orleans, Jan 20, 1837. Steeple height marked "157"
86 1/5 Ink and wash sketch of memorial column with Egyptian details undated unsigned 10 x 19 minor, 1
87 2/9 Ink and wash sketch of study of two octagonal towers undated unsigned 25 x 20 minor, 1-, brittle, weak
92 6/9 Ink drawings (three) of unidentified temple-like building (front elevation; side elevation; first floor plan) undated unsigned 27 x 20 minor, 1 Inonic capitals. Christ Church in New Orleans?
93 6/9 Ink and wash sketch of doorway of unidentified building undated O.S. Gerrel (?), Archt. 25.5 x 18 minor, -1, tears Bank of Louisville (?); no acroteria Doric on Tuscan order
94 6/3 Ink and wash sketch of doorway of unidentified temple-like building connected to a high wall, possibly a gate house of a prison undated Dakin, Archt 26 x 17.5 minor, 1 Has same acroteria and vine swirls beneath; has moulding in entablature unlike item 98
95 6/8 Ink and wash sketch of unidentified temple-like building connected to a high wall (front elevation) undated unsigned 29 x 20 minor, 1
96 6/8 Ink and wash sketch of unidentified temple-like building, connected to a high wall, possibly a gate house for a prison (rear elevation) undated unsigned 26 x 19 minor, 1 See items 95 and 98
97 3/7 Ink and wash sketch of unidentified temple-like building connected to a high wall; possibly a gate house for a prison--with low dome (front elevation) undated unsigned 29 x 20 moderate, 2, weak edges, tears, fractures Similar to 95, 96, 98
98 3/7 Ink and wash sketch of unidentified temple-like building with two Ionic columns (front elevation) undated unsigned 26.5 x 18 conserved and matted Has received some sort of conservation treatment. Possibly washed, as water staining appears to have been reduced. Numerous repairs to verson, and lined, possibly with heat set tissue. Some inpainting evident.
99 1/7 Ink and wash sketch called "Design for a Prison" (front elevation) undated unsigned 17 x 15.5 severe, 3, corner damage
100 1/7 Ink and wash sketch of another study for a design for a prison (front elevation) undated unsigned 19 x 17 moderate, 2-, brittle, fractures, tears