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Lord Elgin Hotel

Lord Elgin Hotel

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People

  • Ross & Macdonald (creator)
  • Ross & Macdonald (architectural firm)
  • William C. Beattie (associated architect)
  • Ford Hotel Company Limited (client)
  • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

Title

Lord Elgin Hotel

Dates of creation

1940-1941

Level of archival description

File 216

Scope and Content

File documents an executed project for a hotel in Ottawa, Ontario. Material in this file was produced between 1940 and 1941.

File contains index cards, preliminary drawings, sketches, working drawings, detail drawings, photographs, and a textual document.

Reference Number

AP013.S1.D216

Location

Ottawa Ontario Canada

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    • Reference Number: ARCH35080
    • Title: Excavation plan, bedroom floor plan, elevators, elevations, sections, side entrance, entrance vestibule
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    12 preliminary drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • preliminary drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35092
    • Title: Perspectives and layout of lobby
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    5 sketch(es)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Drawing Type:

    • sketch
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35097
    • Title: Foundation plan, floor plans, roof and penthouse plans
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    6 working drawing(s)

    Stage and Purpose:

    • working drawing

    Extent and Medium:

    • ink on linen
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35103
    • Title: Exterior stone details, copper roof, lobby plan and elevations, lobby details
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    8 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35111
    • Title: Stonework and ironwork
    • Form: drawings
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    10 detail drawing(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • graphite on tracing paper

    Method of Projection:

    • detail drawings (drawings)
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    • Reference Number: ARCH35121
    • Title: Lord Elgin Hotel
    • Form: photographs
    • Catalogued items within this file 0

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Description:

    04P-01: b/w (18,2 x 22,7 cm); Lord Elgin Hotel, perspective presentation drawing. Photographer unknown. 04P-02: b/w (19,2 x 21,8 cm); Lord Elgin Hotel, main façade and north elevation. Photographer unknown. 04P-03: b/w (13,3 x 23,8 cm); Lord Elgin Hotel, general view of main lobby. Photographer unknown. 04P-04: b/w (17,7 x 24,2 cm); Lord Elgin Hotel, detail of main lobby, reception desk. Photographer unknown.

    Quantity / Object type:

    4 photograph(s)

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    • Reference Number: ARCH35125
    • Title: Lists of shop drawings
    • Form: textual records

    People:

    • Ross & Macdonald (archive creator)

    Quantity / Object type:

    1 textual records(s)

    Extent and Medium:

    • 3 sheets
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