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, ...

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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

French Legation Museum collection documents the work of renowned preservation architect, Raiford Stripling. In the 1950s, Stripling was hired by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas to oversee the ongoing historic restoration of the Legation structure and planning for the historic site and its outbuildings. As the oldest existing home in Austin, the Legation and the Museum possess a unique and important history for Austin and 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, (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

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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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 July 31, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting French Legation Museum.