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Ashmole

Ashmole

Part of

People

  • Cedric Price (creator)
  • Cedric Price (exhibition designer)
  • Cedric Price (architect)
  • Cedric Price (archive creator)

Title

Ashmole

Dates of creation

1986-1987, 1993, predominant 1987

Level of archival description

File 142

Extent and Medium

  • 23 photographs
  • 19 drawings
  • 6 panels
  • 3 models
  • 0.08 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents a project for the design of an exhbition entitled 'Ancient and Modern' at the McAlpine Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, England. The exhibition featured ancient artifacts, alongside the works of two contemporary artists (Sidney Nolan and William Turnbull) and two contemporary architects (Cedric Price and Quinlan Terry). Material in this file was produced between 1986 and 1987, and in 1993, but predominantly in 1987.

File contains conceptual drawings, design development drawings, presentation panels, models, photographs, and textual records.

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D142

Location

Oxford Oxfordshire England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Group DR2004:0728 contains drawings related to Trafalgar (AP144.S2.D114) .

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0631
    • Title: Correspondence, clipping, and article
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 1 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0632
    • Title: Clipping, and section drawing of display case
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual record(s)

    Dimensions:

    records: 0,01 l.m.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0633
    • Title: Views of exhibition during set up phase, and views of model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Colour polaroids (or diffusion transfer prints) and chromogenic colour prints

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0634
    • Title: Views of exhibition, and views of model
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 2

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 photograph(s)

    Technique and media:

    Chromogenic colour prints and gelatin silver prints

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • DR2004:0634:001
      • Ashmole: view of the exhibition "Ancient and Modern" at the McAlpine Gallery, Ashmolean Museum: works of Quinlan Terry, with ancient artifact and display case
      • Form: photographs
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      • DR2004:0634:002
      • Ashmole: view of the exhibition "Ancient and Modern" at the McAlpine Gallery, Ashmolean Museum: sculptured heads with painting by William Turnbull and works by Sidney Nolan
      • Form: photographs
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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0635
    • Title: Axonometrics, elevations, measured sketches, sections, plans, perspectives, conceptual sketches, and schematic
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    17 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and correction fluid on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 46 x 61 cm sheet (largest): 51 x 77 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0636
    • Title: Sketches, perspectives, montages, notes, plans, and view of a different exhibition
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, wax crayon, correction fluid and watercolour on paper, translucent paper and reprographic copies, mounted on cardboard and paper

    Dimensions:

    panel (smallest): 38 x 48 cm panel (largest): 52 x 78 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0638
    • Title: Sketches with annotations, plans, details, schematics, sections, elevation, and design development drawing
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, wax crayon and adhesive film on translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 21 x 30 cm sheet (largest): 46 x 61 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0727
    • Title: Drawings, views of exhibition, views of displayed works of art
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    drawings, views of exhibition, views of displayed works of art, exhibition leaflets, notes, photographs of display case battery, clippings, memorandum, possibly draft catalogue entries, photograph of exhibition during set up phase, and postcard

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 4 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0728
    • Title: Correspondence, texts, memorandums, meeting minutes
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    correspondence, texts, memorandums, meeting minutes, notes, drawings from the Trafalgar project, drawing lists, captions, and sketches

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 2 cm

    Physical Description:

    Note: this material was possibly originally housed in a ring binder.

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0637
    • Title: Ashmole: presentation panel
    • Dates of creation: 1986 or 1987
    • Form: drawings

    People:

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

    Description:

    sketches, perspectives, sections, axonometrics, plans, and note

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation panel(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation panels

    Technique and media:

    Ink, watercolour, graphite and wax crayon on paper, translucent paper and reprographic copy, mounted on cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panel: 52 x 78 cm

    Physical Description:

    - A self-adhesive slip of pink paper has been affixed to the image in the upper right-hand corner.

    Inscription:

    numbered: "6"

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0729
    • Title: Full-scale cross section model of shallow area of display case
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Fome-cor (tm), plastic and wood

    Dimensions:

    model: 8 x 51 x 76 cm

    Physical Description:

    - 1 model with components.

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0730
    • Title: Full-scale cross section model of lower part of deep area of display case
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Fome-cor (tm), wood and plastic

    Dimensions:

    model: 9 x 74 x 46 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:0731
    • Title: Full-scale cross section model of upper part of deep area of display case
    • Form: models

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 model(s)

    Technique and media:

    Fome-cor (tm), wood and plastic

    Dimensions:

    model: 9 x 76 x 51 cm

    Credit line:

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

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