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Trafalgar

Trafalgar

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People

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

Title

Trafalgar

Dates of creation

1982, 1987, predominant 1982

Level of archival description

File 114

Extent and Medium

  • 71 drawings
  • 30 reprographic copies
  • 10 panels
  • 0.18 l.m. of textual records

Scope and Content

File documents an unsuccessful entry in a competition to design a structure for the British National Gallery, on a site adjacent to its building at Trafalgar Square, London, England. The structure's top floor would be comprised of top-lit galleries for the National Gallery, while the lower part would house a private development. A file (DR2004:1156) is probably misnumbered with the Tate project (AP144.S2.D171). Material in this file was produced in 1982 and in 1987, but predominantly in 1982.

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

Reference Number

AP144.S2.D114

Location

City of Westminster London Greater London England United Kingdom

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Group DR2004:1095 in Vauxhall (AP144.S2.D116), group DR2004:0728 in Ashmole (AP144.S2.D142) and group DR2004:1234 in Southend Roof (AP144.S2.D85) contain material related to this file.

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1058
    • Title: Competition documents, and letter
    • 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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1059
    • Title: Notes, texts, proposal documents, competition documents
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    notes, texts, proposal documents, competition documents, report, competition entry form, sketches, schedules. and memorandum

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 file(s)

    Dimensions:

    folder: 25 x 37,5 x 2 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1060
    • Title: Photographs of office buildings, memorandums, clipping, and drawing
    • 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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1061
    • Title: Clippings
    • 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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1062
    • Title: Drawings, sketches, views of site, photographs, negatives
    • Form: textual records
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    drawings, sketches, views of site, photographs, negatives, proposal documents, competition documents, schedules, memorandums, and clippings

    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: DR2004:1063
    • Title: Drawings, sketches, notes, proposal documents, captions, and memorandum
    • 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 2 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: DR2004:1064
    • Title: Clippings, reports, brochures, text, newsletter, letters, memorandum, and sketch
    • 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 2 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: DR2004:1069
    • Title: Proposal documents, competition entry form, and schedules
    • 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: DR2004:1070
    • Title: Proposal documents, and views of drawings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, mounted on paper and cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panel (smallest): 30 x 42 cm panel (largest): 59 x 21 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1071
    • Title: Plans, some with annotations, sections, measured sketches
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    plans, some with annotations, sections, measured sketches, schematics, axonometrics, sketches, presentation drawings, conceptual drawings, perspectives, details, overlays, calculations, views of drawings, and montage

    Quantity / Object type:

    71 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite, coloured pencil, wax crayon, correction fluid, possibly watercolour, paper montage and adhesive tape on translucent paper and reprographic copies

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 21 cm sheet (largest): 51 x 76 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1072
    • Title: Plans, some with annotations, measured sketches, presentation drawings
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Description:

    plans, some with annotations, measured sketches, presentation drawings, elevations, axonometrics, sections, views of site, conceptual sketch, perspective, and calculations

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 design development drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • design development drawings

    Technique and media:

    Ink, graphite and adhesive tape on reprographic copies, some mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 30 x 21 cm sheet (largest): 36 x 70 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1073
    • Title: Plans, elevations, sections, site plans, conceptual sketches, perspectives, views of site, and photomontages
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 1

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    15 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Ink, adhesive film, correction fluid and graphite on reprographic copies and translucent paper

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 51 x 82 cm sheet (largest): 61 x 90 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • DR2004:1073:001
      • Trafalgar (entry in the competition for the Hampton Site Extension to the National Gallery): introductory panel with views of the proposed structure in context
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1074
    • Title: Axonometrics, plans, and caption
    • Form: drawings
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    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    2 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies, mounted on paper and cardboard

    Dimensions:

    panels: 60 x 84 cm

    Credit line:

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

    Objects that have been catalogued:

      • DR2004:1074:001
      • Trafalgar (entry in the competition for the Hampton Site Extension to the National Gallery): exterior and interior axonometrics
      • Form: drawings
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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1075
    • Title: Drawings, memorandum, and drawing list
    • 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: DR2004:1076
    • Title: Plans, and schedule
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Cedric Price (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 panel(s)

    Technique and media:

    Reprographic copies mounted on paper

    Dimensions:

    panels: 30 x 42 cm

    Credit line:

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

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    • Reference Number: DR2004:1156
    • Title: Competition documents, and reference drawings
    • 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 3 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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