RIBA Architecture Image Library

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RIBA13235T-square belonging to Albert Edward Russell

RIBA20056Design for an instrument to measure internal and external angles, for the purpose of taking architectural plans

RIBA20317Design for a sextant with accompanying notes

RIBA20334Christmas card from Michael Ventris to his son Nikki showing Father Christmas working at an architectural drawing board with a sack full of miniature houses by his side

RIBA21576Caricature depicting a confrontation between Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker: both men are shown brandishing drawing instruments and have drawing boards strapped to their bodies

RIBA21626Humourous cartoon depicting the staff and pupils of Sir Edwin Lutyens working at drawing boards in his office

RIBA22417Design for the title page of the Architectural Association Sketch Book, Volume 4, featuring a central illustration of Nuremberg's castle and Medieval buildings

RIBA23766'Arclight' adjustable lamp produced by E. N. Mason & Sons Limited, Arclight Works, Colchester


RIBA28512Parallel rule

RIBA28513Electric eraser

RIBA36333Set of brass drawing and measuring instruments in a green leather covered case

RIBA36574Design for a poster showing a bearded man extending his hand to a small naked boy

RIBA36758Design for a decorative frieze for the South Kensington Museum (Victoria and Albert Museum), South Kensington, London: sketched elevation incorporating a line of figures carrying drawing instruments and items symbolising the art of architecture

RIBA38296Demonstration of Albrecht Durer's Perspective Machine (Lens Perspectiva)

RIBA38312Title page to Book I of Sebastiano Serlio's 'Di Architettura' featuring strapwork ornament and the depiction of drawing instruments

RIBA38327Frontispiece to Vicenzo Scammozzi's 'Discorsi sopra l'antichita di Roma', depicting a perspective view of Roman ruins seen through an archway

RIBA53301Architectonic sector by George Adams to the design of Joshua Kirby

RIBA94520Drawing pencil belonging to Denys Lasdun

RIBA96689Sketch and written description of a device for tracing and reducing in scale

RIBA99653Travelling set of drawing instruments: shagreen and silver

RIBA99654Travelling set of drawing instruments: shagreen and silver

RIBA101037Detail of a scalpel with its various blades



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