The front plate of William Strickland's European architectural sketchbook. The sketch shows a watercolor drawing of a vine-covered monument with a Latin inscription. The translation reads: "Selected profane and sacred images of Britain and Roman...
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of Pope Gregory XVI and representative sketches of members of the Capuchin Order. Also in the sketch is a cardinal receiving a papal blessing. Strickland provides a description of "Good Friday Services" and...
William Strickland's sketch of an unnamed suspension bridge crossing the Saone River. Strickland provides detailed descriptions of the bridge, as well as measurements. The sketch covers two pages in the sketchbook.
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the north entrance of Crosby Hall in London. The sketch provides details of the doorway and the arch overhead. Included are Strickland's description of the doorway and the hall.
William Strickland's sketch of the wheel and flange of the Great Western Railway. The sketch shows details of the metalwork used in securing the rails. Dimensions of the various bolts and nuts are shown.
Monuments & Memorials; Basilicas; Popes; Domes; Latin cross-plan buildings; Plazas
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the Basilica of St. Peter, Rome. Strickland gives handwritten descriptions and dimensions of the building porticoes. He describes the dome as being "decidedly ugly."