Design for a shop, 46 St Aubyn Street, Devonport, Plymouth, for Mr Foster: plan and elevation of shop front and of interior screen, section of screen and external and internal details

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RIBApix ref no RIBA82591
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
CityPlymouth
Subject Date1830
Image Date1830
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/202 f.78
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Foster & Co. Mercers, hosiers, &c, appear in an 1839 directory at 46 St Aubyn Street. This design is one of a number of drawings bound into five volumes entitled 'Architectural works of George Wightwick', made between 1832 and 1850. Wightwick instructed his articled pupils to make this detailed set of retrospective drawings to illustrate every building of importance he had designed. The drawings were intended to serve both as a record of Wightwick's completed buildings and as a method of conveying to his students the design process from initial working design to finished structure.

Subject tags

shops, shop fronts, screens