German Architectural Sketchbook

Scope and Content

Sketchbook of an unidentified German architect, containing around 130 sketches of neo-classical buildings in Russia (St. Petersburg and Moscow) and Germany (including Hamburg, Stuttgart, Munich, and Husum and Brunsbttel, Schleswig-Holstein). There are sketches of houses, churches, monuments, and details, with some designs by the architect himself. The sketches are in pencil, with some heightened in ink. Nos. 1-114 are listed and described in German in an index at the back of the volume.

Administrative / Biographical History


Conditions Governing Access

Open for consultation by holders of a Reader's Ticket valid for the Manuscripts Reading Room.

Acquisition Information

Purchased 1993.


Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives.

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