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RIBA3029-33Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens: view from the the west showing James 'Athenian' Stuart sketching in the foreground

RIBA9681Erechtheion, the Acropolis, Athens: Porch of the Caryatids

RIBA13597Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens: the Porch of the Caryatids and the east porch

RIBA13937Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens: the Porch of the Caryatids and the east porch

RIBA15878Erechtheion, Acropolis, Athens: the south facade with the Porch of the Caryatids on the left

RIBA20948Facade of a Greek temple of the Ionic order featuring a frieze depicting a battle scene

RIBA21329Fantastical Egyptian composition incorporating a conjectural reconstruction of the temples at Philoe (Philae), Elephantina (Elephantine Island, near Aswan) and Latopolis (Esna), with three pyramids seen in the distance

RIBA22292Five vignettes showing ruined classical buildings

RIBA59075Fluted Doric column, Athens

RIBA89898Foro Romano, looking towards the Temple of Antonius and Faustina (San Lorenzo in Miranda)

RIBA100766Examples of early Mesopotamian architecture: Ziggurats (A-C): plans and aerial perspectives

RIBA100768Examples of Assyrian architecture: Palace of Sargon, Khorsabad; (A-G) including A) Assyrian ramped temple; B) wall slab, Nineveh; C) drain under palace platform, Khorsabad; D-E) portal in South East City gateway 3, Khorsabad; F) Citadel, Zincirli (before full excavation); G) Citadel, Zincirli, plan of final phase (after further excavation): plans and perspectives

RIBA100789Examples of 'Principles of Proportions': A) Tetrastyle; B) Hexastyle; C) Octastyle; D) Arch of Trajan Beneventum; E) Arch of Septimus Severus Rome; F) Baptistry, Pisa; G) Medieval Cathedrals; H) Henry VII's Chapel, Westminster; J) Chapter House, Wells; K) St George's Chapel, Windsor; L) King's College Chapel, Cambridge: diagrams

RIBA100795Examples of Hellenistic architecture: Choragic Monument of Lysicrates, Athens (A-E); Tower of the Winds, Athens (F-H); The Temple of Apollo at Didyma (J-P): plans, perspectives and details

RIBA100804Examples of various architectural features from ancient Greece showing details of ornament (A-J)

RIBA100805Examples of the Ionic Order (A-F)

RIBA100807Evolution of the Doric Order (A-F): Parthenon, Athens

RIBA100808Evolution of Doric Order (A-H): elevations, section and perspectives of buildings incorporating the Doric order, including the Parthenon, Athens

RIBA100812Erechtheion, Athens (A-G): plan, elevations and perspective

RIBA100820Examples of Roman architecture: Construction of Walls and Arches (A-G); Construction of Vaults (H-N): diagrams

RIBA100915Examples of Japanese architecture; A) Temple of Miyo-Jin-Kanda, Tokyo, Japan; B) Tea house, Japan; C-D) Japanese middle-class House; E-F) public baths, Japan; G) Tenno-Ji Pagoda, Osaka, Japan; H) Altar Shrine Temple of Miyo-Jin; J) Japanese lamp; K) Japanese compound brackets; L) Japanese font shed; M) gable ends: plans and elevations

RIBA100916Examples of Indian Architectural features: plans, sections, elevations and diagrams

RIBA100993Examples of Chinese architecture: plan, sections, elevations and perspectives

RIBA126169Evocation of the Temple of Horus, Edfu: perspective


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