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.
William Strickland's watercolor sketch of the "New Falls at Tivoli." The three segemented falls are pictured in the foreground, surrounded by wooded hillsides near Tivoli. Strickland gives a brief history of the falls.
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.
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...
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."
Battle of Franklin map featuring movements of the forces and diagrams of the city of Franklin and of the Strickland Reilly Casement and other fortifications. The map also features engraved images of Carnton Gallery Confederate Mortuary and Carter...
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 watercolor drawing of the fortress of Radicofani, and the surrounding Tuscan countryside. A small house and a village are shown in the sketch. Strickland provides a handwritten description of the scene.