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Artefacts and memorabilia

Artefacts and memorabilia

Part of

People

  • James Stirling and Partner (creator)
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (creator)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Artefacts and memorabilia

Dates of creation

circa 1971-1982

Level of archival description

File 5

Extent and Medium

  • 98 artefacts
  • 1 notebook
  • 1 model

Scope and Content

The sub-series consists of artefacts, sculptures and memorabilia created or collected by the firms of James Stirling and Partner; and James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates. Material in this file was produced between probably 1971 and 1982. The sub-series contains a drawing chest, embossing stamps, rubber stamp, door handles, brass plates, and a scrapbook produced by students of James Stirling. It also contains a model for James Stirling's 50th anniversaire cake and a wire sculpture of Stirling.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS10.D4

Arrangement

Material in this project series was likely kept in its original order when it was first processed upon its arrival at CCA.

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS10.D4.P1
    • Title: Embossing stamp, tile samples, door handles, office rubber stamp
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    embossing stamp, tile samples, door handles, office rubber stamp, brass plates 'James Stirling Michael Wilford and Associates'

    Quantity / Object type:

    9 artefact(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 9 artefacts

    Technique and media:

    Metal, wood, rubber

    Dimensions:

    artefact (smallest): 9 x 4 x 3 cm artefact (largest): 9 x 18 x 5 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS10.D4.P3
    • Title: Scrapbook produced by students of James Stirling
    • Dates of creation: 1982
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 scrapbook(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 book

    Dimensions:

    book: 31 x 28 x 7 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS10.D4.P5
    • Title: Graphite pencils inscribed "JS" and felt pens inscribed "James Stirling Architect 8 Fitzroy Square"
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    86 artefact(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 86 artefacts

    Technique and media:

    Wood and graphite, plastic

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS10.D4.P6
    • Title: Model for James Stirling's 50th anniversary cake
    • Dates of creation: circa 1976
    • Form: models
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    Depicts James Stirling standing on fragment of fluted column.

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sculpture(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 model

    Dimensions:

    model (largest): 81 x 42 x 42 cm

    Physical Description:

    Sculpture composed of a base and a cover. Wood and clay on black painted plywood base with plexiglas cover.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS10.D4.P7
    • Title: Wire sculpture of James Stirling
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Unknown (model maker)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 sculpture(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 artefact

    Technique and media:

    Metal wire and styrofoam (tm)

    Dimensions:

    sculpture (largest): 45 x 33 x 36 cm

    Physical Description:

    metal wire and styrofoam

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS10.D4.P2
    • Title: Drawing chest

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Technique and media:

    Wood, metal

    Dimensions:

    artefact: 91 x 116 x 69 cm

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS10.D4.P4
    • Title: Sculpture based on a design by artist Massimo Scolari

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    sculpture based on a design by artist Massimo Scolari, presented to James Stirling at the Biennale di Venezia, Quinta Mostra Internazionale di Architecttura in 1991

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 artefact(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 1 artefact

    Technique and media:

    Glass

    Dimensions:

    artefact (approx. largest): 15 x 32 x 22 cm

    Inscription:

    inscribed - by Massimo Scolari: "Venice 9 agosto 1991 / To Jim / with admiration / Massimo"

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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