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The Silent Witnesses

The Silent Witnesses

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People

  • John Hejduk (creator)
  • John Hejduk (architect)
  • John Hejduk (draughtsman)
  • John Hejduk (archive creator)

Title

The Silent Witnesses

Dates of creation

[1974]-1980

Level of archival description

File 36

Extent and Medium

  • 17 drawings
  • 1 book
  • 1 model
  • 1 set

Scope and Content

File documents a project for several houses. Material in this file was produced between 1974 and 1980.

File contains conceptual drawings, presentation drawings, a presentation model, and a book.

Reference Number

AP145.S2.D36

Language of material

Documents are in English.

Related units of description

  • Drawings DR1998:0093:001:001-032 also include drawings on file AP145.S2.D36.

Inventory

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    • Reference Number: DR1998:0092:001:002-011
    • Title: Sketches, including sketches for a model
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 10

    People:

    • John Hejduk (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 conceptual drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • conceptual drawings

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink and coloured pencil on translucent paper, paper and cardboard

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 22 x 28 cm sheet (largest): 49 x 51 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Four sheets have drawings on recto and verso.

    Credit line:

    John Hejduk fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1998:0092:002:001-007
    • Title: Plans, elevations, axonometrics, and sketches, including sketches for a model
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 7

    People:

    • John Hejduk (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    7 presentation drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation drawings (proposals)

    Technique and media:

    Graphite, ink, coloured pencil and watercolour on paper, cardboard and corrugated board

    Dimensions:

    sheet (smallest): 23 x 31 cm sheet (largest): 77 x 102 cm

    Physical Description:

    - Three sheets have drawings on recto and verso.

    Credit line:

    John Hejduk fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Objects that have been catalogued:

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    • Reference Number: DR1998:0092:001:001
    • Title: Sketches for The Silent Witnesses
    • Dates of creation: 1974-1980
    • Form: drawings

    People:

    • John Hejduk (archive creator)
    • John Hejduk (architect)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 drawing(s)

    Technique and media:

    Drawing in ink, coloured pencil with collage on paper

    Dimensions:

    sheets: 10 × 15 cm (3 15/16 × 5 7/8 in.)

    Physical Description:

    Group of 15 sketches, originally stapled.

    Credit line:

    John Hejduk fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

    Copyright:

    © CCA

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    • Reference Number: DR1998:0092:003
    • Title: Presentation model for The Silent Witnesses
    • Form: models

    People:

    • John Hejduk (architect)
    • John Hejduk (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 presentation model(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • presentation model

    Technique and media:

    Paint on wood and plastic

    Dimensions:

    crate (model): 91,44 x 96,52 x 198,12 cm box (each; panels): 30,48 x 30,48 x 5,08 cm

    Physical Description:

    - At the time of cataloguing, the model was stored in one crate, four wrapped packages, and one cardboard box.

    Credit line:

    John Hejduk fonds
    Collection Centre Canadien d'Architecture/
    Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal

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