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National Gallery Addition Competition

National Gallery Addition Competition

Part of

People

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

Title

National Gallery Addition Competition

Dates of creation

1982-1986, predominant 1985-1986

Level of archival description

File 71

Extent and Medium

  • 161 drawings
  • 7 panels
  • 7 reprographic copies
  • 4 models
  • 3 ring binders
  • 3 sets
  • 0.07 l.m. of photographic materials
  • 0.05 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful competition entry for an addition to the National Gallery in London, England, United Kingdom. Material in this file was produced between 1982 and 1986.

File contains measured and reference drawings, conceptual and design development drawings as well as presentation drawings. Photographic materials include views of the competition site and of models by Kandor Modelmakers. File also contains textual records and four presentation models.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS1.D71

Location

London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P1
    • Title: Maps, sites plans, elevations and sections
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 measured drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • measured drawing

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 72 x 102 cm (28 3/8 x 40 3/16 in.) sheet (largest): 73 x 124 cm (28 3/4 x 48 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0235 XL

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P2
    • Title: Map, view of painting
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 reference drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • reference

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copy, gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 16 x 40 cm (6 5/16 x 15 3/4 in.) sheet (largest): 46 x 61 cm (18 1/8 x 24 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0262

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P3
    • Title: Notes and sketch plans for overall scheme
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual

    Technique and media:

    Ink on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0262

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P4
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 32 x 47 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

    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.SS1.D71.P5
    • Title: National Gallery Addition
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    1 of 2

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 32 x 47 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

    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.SS1.D71.P6
    • Title: National Gallery Addition Competition
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    2 of 2

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 ring binder(s)

    Dimensions:

    ring binder: 32 x 47 x 6 cm (12 5/8 x 18 1/2 x 2 3/8 in.)

    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.SS1.D71.P7
    • Title: Site plan, floor plans, elevations and sections, axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    site plan, floor plans, elevations and sections, axonometrics for National Gallery Addition building, including several sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    57 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copy enhanced with coloured pencil

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 84 x 119 cm (33 1/16 x 46 7/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0259

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P8
    • Title: Floor plan, axonometrics for façades, staircases and floor plans, perspective
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper, photomechanical print

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 42 x 110 cm (16 9/16 x 43 5/16 in.) sheet (largest): 84 x 120 cm (33 1/16 x 47 1/4 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0258

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P9
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 60 x 60 cm (23 5/8 x 23 5/8 in.) sheet (largest): 47 x 79 cm (18 1/2 x 31 1/8 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0259

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P10
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 58 x 60 cm (22 13/16 x 23 5/8 in.) sheet (largest): 53 x 85 cm (20 7/8 x 33 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0259

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P11
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations and a section
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 88 x 74 cm (34 5/8 x 29 1/8 in.) sheet (largest): 68 x 119 cm (26 3/4 x 46 7/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Some of the drawings have been removed from exhibition mats in which they were originally received.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0257

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P12
    • Title: Sections and axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 83 x 114 cm (32 11/16 x 44 7/8 in.) sheet (largest): 68 x 119 cm (26 3/4 x 46 7/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Some of the drawings have been removed from exhibition mats in which they were originally received.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0257

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P13
    • Title: Axonometrics for façades
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and coloured pencil on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 63 x 80 cm (24 13/16 x 31 1/2 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Some of the drawings have been removed from exhibition mats in which they were originally received.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0260

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P15
    • Title: Floor plans, elevations sections, interior perspective, circulation diagrams
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 100 x 62 cm (39 3/8 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0261

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P16
    • Title: Site plan, project presentation texts and axonometrics
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    3 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper and reprographic copies, some with dry transfer, mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 100 x 62 cm (39 3/8 x 24 7/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0261

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P17
    • Title: Project presentation texts, site plan, floor plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    project presentation texts, site plan, floor plans, elevations and sections, axonometrics, perspective, views of model and circulation diagrams for competition report

    Quantity / Object type:

    69 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Graphite and ink on translucent paper, reprographic copies, some enhanced with coloured pencil, photomechanical prints, gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.) sheet (largest): 30 x 42 cm (11 13/16 x 16 9/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0262

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P18
    • Title: No title
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 set(s)

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 21 x 30 cm (8 1/4 x 11 13/16 in.)

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0262

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P20
    • Title: Views of site, drawings, and of presentation model by Kandor Modelmakers
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    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.SS1.D71.P21
    • Title: Views of drawings
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,02 l.m.

    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.SS1.D71.P22
    • Title: Views of model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,02 l.m.

    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.SS1.D71.P23
    • Title: Views of site, drawings and models
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives, transparencies

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,02 l.m.

    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.SS1.D71.P24
    • Title: Textual records including reprographic copies of drawings, clippings and correspondence
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,05 l.m.

    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.SS1.D71.P14
    • Title: Perspective
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Coloured pencil and ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 59 x 59 cm (23 1/4 x 23 1/4 in.)

    Physical Description:

    - Some of the drawings have been removed from exhibition mats in which they were originally received.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0260

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS1.D71.P19
    • Title: South elevation for the National Gallery Addition building
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    south elevation for the National Gallery Addition building, the National Gallery and the church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation

    Technique and media:

    Ink on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 84 x 291 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0514 R

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