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Photographs and Negatives

Photographs and Negatives

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People

  • Stirling and Gowan (creator)
  • James Stirling (Firm) (creator)
  • James Stirling and Partner (creator)
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (creator)
  • James Frazer Stirling (photographer)
  • Geoff Beeckman (photographer)
  • Martin Charles (photographer)
  • John Donat Photography (photographic studio)
  • Marlies Hentrup (photographer)
  • Klaus Lehnartz (photographer)
  • Ray Williams (photographer)
  • Stirling and Gowan (architectural firm)
  • James Stirling (Firm) (architectural firm)
  • James Stirling and Partner (architectural firm)
  • James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates (architectural firm)
  • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

Title

Photographs and Negatives

Dates of creation

[195-?]-1992

Level of archival description

File 1

Extent and Medium

  • 0.66 l.m. photographic materials

Scope and Content

File documents some of the early architectural interests of James Stirling, the work and activities of the successive firms of Stirling and Gowan; James Stirling; James Stirling and Partner; and James Stirling, Michael Wilford, and Associates, as well as office personnel and events and travels. Material in this file was produced between probably the 1950s and 1992.

File contains photographs, including views of Liverpool and of Le Corbusier's buildings taken by James Stirling. It also contains several portraits of James Stirling, Michael Wilford and colleagues, interior views of the office, and views of drawings, models and of completed buildings by the firm, by photographers Geoff Beeckman, Martin Charles, John Donat Photography, Marlies Hentrup, Klaus Lehnartz, and Ray Williams.

Reference Number

AP140.S2.SS7.D1

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P1
    • Title: Views of Liverpool, views of buildings by Le Corbusier, views of Maison de verre
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 30

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of Liverpool by James Stirling probably originally photographed in the early 1960s, views of buildings by Le Corbusier taken by James Stirling, views of Maison de verre by architect Pierre Charreau and a few views of drawings

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Mostly gelatin silver prints, a few negatives and photomechanical 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.SS7.D1.P2
    • Title: Views of drawings including for Wallraf-Richartz Museum Competition and Permanent U.N.E.P. Headquarters projects
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of drawings including for Wallraf-Richartz Museum Competition and Permanent U.N.E.P. Headquarters projects, views of model for Housing redevelopment in Avenham, Preston project and of other models, view of plaster failure at Florey Building, Queen's College, University of Oxford

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, chromogenic colour prints, negatives, slide

    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.SS7.D1.P3
    • Title: Views of events and visits at various locations
    • Dates of creation: 1973-1992
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    view of interior of office and personnel including James Stirling and Michael Wilford, views of cake representing James Stirling dated 1984, group portrait of office football team dated 1973, view of James Stirling and Michael Wilford in Salford dated 1992, views of the Bund Deutscher Architekten, Baden-Württemberg, Hugo-Häring-Preis award ceremony in Manhheim in 1988, view of opening of Performing Arts Centre, Cornell University, view of James Stirling and Michael Wilford by photographer Geoff Beeckman, and views of events and visits at various locations

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, chromogenic colour prints, negative

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,02 l.m.

    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.SS7.D1.P4
    • Title: Portrait of James Stirling and James Gowan in York Terrace in London
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    portrait of James Stirling and James Gowan in York Terrace in London, views of Liverpool by James Stirling probably originally photographed in the early 1960s, group portrait of office personnel, views of interior of office, view of Flat at Ham Commmon project, views of James Stirling in front of the mock-up of the State Gallery Addition and New Chamber Theatre in the Royal Academy of Arts, views of James Stirling and Michael Wilford in Japan, dated 1990, and of magazine covers featuring James Stirling

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives, a few slides

    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.SS7.D1.P5
    • Title: Portraits of James Stirling and colleagues, including in Lima
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    portraits of James Stirling and colleagues, including in Lima, Peru, dated 1969, and in various other locations, views of birthday cake representing James Stirling, dated 1984, views of Praemium Imperiale award ceremony, views of contract signing in Bilbao, dated 1992, views of Kyoto Centre Competition celebrations, views of ground-breaking for Temasek Polytechnic, dated 1992, views of exhibition opening of 'I musei di James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates' at the Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna in Bologna, dated 1990

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, chromogenic colour prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 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.SS7.D1.P6
    • Title: Various portraits and views of James Stirling
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of James Stirling and James Gowan at Leicester University Engineering Building in the early 1960s; views of various participants at the 2nd Iran International Congress of Architecture conference held in 1974 in Persepolis, Iran, including Félix Candela, Buckminster Fuller, Hans Hollein, José Luis Sert, James Stirling, O.M. Ungers and Bruno Zevi; views of interior of office; views of James Stirling with Queen Mother; of exhibition opening of 'I musei di James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates' at the Galleria Comunale d'Arte Moderna in Bologna, dated 1990; various portraits of James Stirling and of MIchael Wilford; views of James Stirling and Michael Wilford's visit to Cornell University

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, chromogenic colour prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,03 l.m.

    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.SS7.D1.P10
    • Title: Views of Güell Park and Palacio Güell
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of Güell Park and Palacio Güell in Barcelona and views of drawings of park and building by architect Antoni Gaudí from 'Archivo Amigos de Gaudi Barcelona'

    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.SS7.D1.P11
    • Title: Manipulated photographs of James Stirling
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 5

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Scope and Content:

    These doctored photos appear to be related to the portrait of James Stirling used as part of the postage stamps designed by Dennis Crompton of Archigram for the AA Summer Series in 1970.

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, some enhanced with coloured ink, some with stickers

    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.SS7.D1.P12
    • Title: Urban design study for the Collegetown area of the City of Ithaca
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of maps, perspectives and axonometrics for an urban design study for the Collegetown area of the City of Ithaca, encompassing the site of the Performing Arts Centre, Cornell University, also views of drawings for other unidentifed urban design projects

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, negatives

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,02 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P13
    • Title: Portraits of James Stirling and group portrait of James Stirling with two topless women
    • 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.SS7.D1.P14
    • Title: Portrait of architect Marlies Hentrup, view of stone cladding, and views of drawings by unidentified artist
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    portrait of architect Marlies Hentrup, view of stone cladding of the State Gallery Addition and New Chamber Theatre Competition project, and views of signed drawings by unidentified artist

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, chromogenic colour print

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

    Folder Number:

    140-0898

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P15
    • Title: Views of Flats at Ham Common, Students' residences
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of Flats at Ham Common, Students' residences, University of St. Andrews, Science Library, University of California Irvine, Stadium Development, Seville, and Biennale Bookshop projects, view of Couvent Sainte-Marie de La Tourette by Le Corbusier, also portrait of James Stirling, and of James Stirling and Michael Wilford

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints, one mounted on masonite (tm), chromogenic colour 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

    Folder Number:

    140-0781

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P16
    • Title: Interior views of the office of James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates on Fitzroy Square in London
    • Dates of creation: 1992
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    interior views of the office of James Stirling, Michael Wilford and Associates on Fitzroy Square in London, taken after the death of Stirling in 1992

    Quantity / Object type:

    26 négatif(s)

    Technique and media:

    Négatifs

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P17
    • Title: Views of Le Corbusier's Maisons Jaoul
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of Le Corbusier's Maisons Jaoul taken by James Stirling and one view with label inscribed "Early warehouse in Liverpool"

    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.SS7.D1.P18
    • Title: Interior and exterior views and views of drawings for Camberwell School Assembly Hall
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    interior and exterior views and views of drawings for Camberwell School Assembly Hall, Brunswick Park Primary School, and of Leicester University Engineering Building, views of existing Queen Alexandra Military Hospital buildings and of Clore Gallery, and of model for Tate Gallery New Museums project

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints mounted on masonite (tm) and fome-cor (tm), chromogenic colour prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,3 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.SS7.D1.P19
    • Title: Views of a model for the Engineering Building at Lancaster University
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 negative(s)

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

    James Stirling/Michael Wilford fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal;
    Legs de la famille Stirling/
    Bequest of the Stirling family

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P20
    • Title: Views of a model for Florey Building, Queen's College
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of a model for Florey Building, Queen's College, University of Oxford, and views of drawings for Poole College of Further Education Competition, for Sheffield University Competition, and for James Stirling's undergraduate thesis project, Plan of Town Centre and Development of Community Centre, in Newton Aycliffe

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Negatives, transparencies

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P21
    • Title: Views of buidlings, cities and landscapes taken during travels by James and Mary Stirling in India and Kashmir
    • Dates of creation: 1986
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    views of buidlings, cities and landscapes taken during travels by James and Mary Stirling in India and Kashmir, dated 1986

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photographic material(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints, gelatin silver prints

    Dimensions:

    photographic materials: 0,09 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: AP140.S2.SS7.D1.P7
    • Title: Portrait of James Stirling at his desk
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour print

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 31 x 21 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.SS7.D1.P8
    • Title: Portrait of James Stirling
    • Dates of creation: ca. 1960
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • Unknown (photographer)
    • James Frazer Stirling (sitter)
    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Description:

    cropped portrait of James Stirling and James Gowan at York Terrace in London, showing James Stirling

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver print

    Dimensions:

    comp.: 16,5 x 10,1 cm sheet: 17,8 x 12,8 cm

    Location:

    London Greater London England United Kingdom

    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.SS7.D1.P9
    • Title: Portrait of James Stirling and Michael Wilford at their office in Gloucester Place in London
    • Form: photographs

    People:

    • James Frazer Stirling (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour print mounted on plastic

    Dimensions:

    sheet: 15 x 25 cm

    Credit line:

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

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