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Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls, ca. 1944-ca. 1981

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Finding aid for the Ernest Born architectural drawings of medieval aisled timber halls, ca. 1944-ca. 1981

Scope and Content of Collection

A series of architectural drawings, executed in ink and pencil, of 13th and 14th centuries English, French, Dutch and Belgian vernacular buildings, consisting of ground plans, site plans, structural details, and elevations, some 800 items in all, as well as some photostats, photographs, and maps. Produced in collaboration with Walter Horn as part of an unpublished study of medieval 3-aisled timber halls, they document churches, tithe barns, manor halls, hospitals, and market halls, representing over fifty buildings, 30 English, 20 French, one Dutch, and one Belgian.

Arrangement note

The collection is arranged by countries, in 3 series:
Series I: Architectural drawings: French barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981;
Series II. Architectural drawings: Dutch and Belgian barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981;
Series III. Architectural drawings: English barns, ca. 1944-ca. 1981.




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