Architects and Architecture

Model of Pitt House

PittHouse

Model of Pitt House
Chudleigh Knighton, Devon
Sir George Gilbert Scott and W.B. Moffat
About 1841
Model; built 1841; card, cork, velvet, wood
RIBA Library Drawings Collection


This presentation model, complete with travelling box, was probably made to show to the client. Its detail and careful colouring are very different from the simple block models that architects use to work out their ideas.

 

 

 
 
 
 
Top of page