Design for a tea shop front in a Chinese style, Frankfort Street, Plymouth: elevation, plans and detail

RIBApix ref no RIBA35576
Architect/DesignerWightwick, George (1802-1872)
CountryUK: England
CityPlymouth
Subject Date1848
Image Date1848
ViewExterior
StyleChinoiserie
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/204 f.42
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: 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

windows, shop fronts, decorative woodwork, tea shops