Birdseye Perspective from Northwest, Restoration Legation de France, Austin, Texas, For Daughters of the Republic of Texas

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Architectural drawing in pencil of several buildings and the surrounding grounds overlaid on a second, colored drawing. There is a compass in the upper righthand corner and two floorplans outside of the main drawing. In the upper lefthand corner, there is a floorplan of the stable and carriage house with the scale listed as 1/8"=1'.0" (Scale= 1:96) and in the lower righthand corner is a floorplan of the loft at the same scale. Along the right side of the page, the "Legend" lists five numbered issues that the drawing represents: (1) Rebuild stable and carriage house, (2) Remove brick terrace, ... continued below

Physical Description

1 architectural rendering (1 attached overlay) : pencil, col. ; 46 x 61 cm.

Creation Information

Raiford Stripling Associates, Inc. February 18, 1974.

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This artwork is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by French Legation Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 146 times . More information about this work can be viewed below.

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French Legation Museum

Built in 1841, the French Legation Museum is the oldest existing home in Austin. It began as the private home of Alphonse Dubois, the French chargé d'affaires and changed hands twice before it fell under the custody of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, who maintain and provide access to the museum today.

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Description

Architectural drawing in pencil of several buildings and the surrounding grounds overlaid on a second, colored drawing. There is a compass in the upper righthand corner and two floorplans outside of the main drawing. In the upper lefthand corner, there is a floorplan of the stable and carriage house with the scale listed as 1/8"=1'.0" (Scale= 1:96) and in the lower righthand corner is a floorplan of the loft at the same scale. Along the right side of the page, the "Legend" lists five numbered issues that the drawing represents: (1) Rebuild stable and carriage house, (2) Remove brick terrace, (3) Replace outswing'g. casements, (4) Remove brick chimney caps, and (5) Complete stone walls. Near the lower right portion of the drawing, there is a raised stamp that says "Registered Architect, State of Texas."

Courtesy of Mr. Ray R. Stripling.

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1 architectural rendering (1 attached overlay) : pencil, col. ; 46 x 61 cm.

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"Revised 2-18-'74."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerleee Foundation.

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  • February 18, 1974

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  • Oct. 10, 2009, 2:51 p.m.

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  • Nov. 10, 2009, 11:46 a.m.

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Raiford Stripling Associates, Inc. Birdseye Perspective from Northwest, Restoration Legation de France, Austin, Texas, For Daughters of the Republic of Texas, artwork, February 18, 1974; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth49835/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting French Legation Museum.