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Paston House School, Cambridge

Paston House School, Cambridge

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People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (draughtsman)
  • David Roberts (architect)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Paston House School, Cambridge

Dates of creation

1955

Level of archival description

File 21

Extent and Medium

  • 7 reprographic copies

Scope and Content

File documents a project for Paston House School, Cambridge, England, and includes drawings for new bicycle sheds and store rooms, possibly for an existing building, including details for glazing, entrance gates and screens. Cedric Price worked for architect, David Roberts, on this project. It was undertaken during the summer of 1955, after Price received his M.A. from Cambridge University and before he began studies at the Architectural Association in London. The scope of the project cannot be determined from the drawings in this file. Material in this file was produced in1955.

Information on attribution based on 'Contemporary Architects, 3rd ed.' (New York: St. James Press, 1994), s.v. "Price, Cedric"; 'CCA Consignment List'; and notes by Howard Shubert, CCA Curator of Prints and Drawings, in conversation with Cedric Price.

File contains working drawings.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D21

Location

Cambridge Cambridgeshire England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

General note

  • One reprographic copy entitled Proposed House for R.C. Matthews in Adams Road Cambridge by architect D. Wyn Roberts is included with the drawings in this file. Cedric Price's involvement with this project, its relationship to the Paston House School project, as well as its scope, is unclear.

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    • Reference Number: DR1995:0162:001-002
    • Title: Sections showing bicycle shed and storage area, and details of assembly hall exit light box
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 34 x 49 cm sheet (largest): 48 x 53 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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    • Reference Number: DR2006:0030
    • Title: Plan, elevation, section, and details, one with photograph of interior
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items: 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawings

    Technique and media:

    Gelatin silver prints on reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 31 x 40 cm sheet (largest): 55 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

    Cedric Price fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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