Architectural drawings of late 18th- and early 19th-century residences, ecclesiastical buildings, commercial buildings, stables, and other structures located largely in New York City. Drawings are signed by Joseph Newton, James C. Lawrence, Henry Hedley, a Mr. Whiteman, T.G. Vandenheuvel. Drawings are largely unsigned. Among structures represented are Washington Hall, on Broadway, New York, undated, unsigned; "A plan of a roof sent to Philadelphia for the circus," undated, unsigned; and City Hall, New York, undated. Also, miscellaneous engravings, clippings, and details.
Biographical / Historical Note
The collection was originally owned by Henry Hedley, a New York carpenter and builder who flourished 1800-1836 or 1837.
Sclater collection of 19th-century New York architectural drawings. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.