Perspective for Cross Wall House
Perspective for Cross Wall House
  • Alfred Caldwell (architect)
  • Alfred Caldwell (draughtsman)

Perspective for Cross Wall House


ca. 1946

Quantity / Object type:
1 drawing(s)
Stage and Purpose:
  • presentation drawing (proposal)
Technique and media:

Pen and black ink


sheet: 51.1 x 76.5 cm

Reference number:


Drawing Type:
  • line drawing
  • mechanical drawing (tool-aided drawing)
  • freehand drawing
Method of Projection:
  • perspective drawing
  • exterior perspective
Point of View:
  • exterior view
Physical characteristics and technical requirements:

- Pinholes at corners. The drawing was originally covered with cellophane on the recto and along the edges of the verso. Brown paper was adhered with masking tape to the cellophane on the verso. Both were removed for conservation reasons; the brown paper is stored with the drawing. Slides of the recto and verso of the object were taken prior to the removal of the cellophane covering and are held in the Conservation Department's files.


numbered and inscribed - by unknown hands, in graphite, verso, u.c.: "99"; and "280 % breit"; and in blue ballpoint pen, l.r.: "6" stamped - in red ink, verso, l.r.: "ZOLL / I-68" [within circle; sideways]

  • architecture
  • landscape architecture
Credit line:
Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture, Montréal; Don d'Alfred Caldwell/Gift of Alfred Caldwell

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