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Canada War Memorial, Green Park, London, England

Canada War Memorial, Green Park, London, England

Part of

People

  • Melvin Charney (architect)
  • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

Title

Canada War Memorial, Green Park, London, England

Dates of creation

1992-1993

Level of archival description

Project

Extent and Medium

  • 98 drawings
  • 24 reprographic copies
  • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

Reference Number

AP041.S1.1992.D1

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Project series documents Melvin Charney’s designs for a competition commissioned by the Canada Memorial Foundation for the Canada War Memorial in Green Park, London, England, in 1992-1993. It includes textual records, architectural drawings (elevations, details, sections), sketches, and panels., Documents in English.

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:010
    • Title: Studies, plans and elevations relating to the development a proposal, Canadian Memorial, Green Park, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (architect)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Includes studies, plans and elevations relating to the development a proposal for the Canadian Memorial competition in London, England, 1992. Material was originally housed in a tube labelled "Canadian Memorial London Drawings, 1992-1993".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 45 drawings
    • 1 reprographic copy

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 50.5 × 46 cm sheet (largest): 76.5 × 187.3 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:024
    • Title: Unidentified sketches and studies, Canada War Memorial, Green Park, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 1992-1994
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (architect)
    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Consists of unidentified sketches and studies. Material was originally housed in a tube labelled "Canada Memorial London 1992: Site Plan Drawings", and the drawings inside were separately labelled "Studies: Lenin's Tomb 1993-1994... M.C. 1993/16".

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 roll(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 drawings

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 77 × 107 cm sheet (largest): 108 × 156.5 cm

    Physical Description:

    Rolled.

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:061:002
    • Title: Aerial maps, notes, reference materials, and sketches, Canada War Memorial, Green Park, London, England
    • Dates of creation: 1992-1993
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    File containing aerial maps, drawings, notes, reference materials, and sketches related to the Canada War Memorial, Green Park, London.

    Original folder inscribed in graphite: LONDON / MEMORIAL 1992

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 50 drawings
    • 16 reprographic copies
    • 0.01 l.m. of textual records

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 27,8 × 26 cm (10 15/16 × 10 1/4 in.) sheet (largest): 45,6 × 61,2 cm (17 15/16 × 24 1/8 in.)

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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    • Reference Number: DR2012:0012:073:001
    • Title: Presentation panels, Canada War Memorial, Green Park, London, England
    • Dates of creation: circa 1992
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Melvin Charney (archive creator)

    Description:

    Seven mats containing presentation materials related to the Canada War Memorial in Green Park, London, UK. The mats are closed (though not sealed), making accurate measurements of the materials difficult.

    Originally held in a box labelled: CAN MEM LONDON / EXHIB PLATES 1993

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 panel(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 7 reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 34,7 × 50 × 0,4 cm

    Physical Description:

    Panels.

    Credit line:

    Melvin Charney fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Don de Dara Charney/
    Gift of Dara Charney

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