File NEWB4/45 - Architectural features including the lotus pattern and fluted columns

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Architectural features including the lotus pattern and fluted columns


  • 1940s (Creation)

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0.5 cm, 1 folder

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(23 April 1869 - 7 August 1949)

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Folder titled 'Fluted columns' containing research material on architectural features including the lotus pattern and fluted columns.

-Letter from Eiddan Edwards referring to an article by him on early architectural features, 15 January 1949.
-Tracings, cuttings and drawings of lotus patterns
-Drawings of examples of floral headdresses
-Drawings of examples of column heads
-Notes on columns
-Notes on silphium and silphium columns

Also includes draft letter to Sir Edward Salisbury which refers to a short paper Newberry is writing up on the origin of the fluted columns of Egypt and Greece.

This folder was previously in a box labelled, during previous archival processing, 'Special Subjects 2'.

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