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Composite slide showing parliament buildings in European capitals

-'Parliament Buildings, Budapest. (Steindl.)' (Fig. 115.) 'Photo, Beer.'
-'Parliament Buildings, Vienna. (Hansen.)' (Fig. 116.) 'Photo, Lowy.'
-'Parliament Buildings, Berlin. (Wallot.)' (Fig. 117.) 'Photo, Linde.'

Various authors.

'IX.39' endorsed in manuscript in ink on top seal [Cities Committee, 'Revolution', No. 39].

From an unidentified publication.

Eight pages with reproductions of photographs, drawings, maps and plans of cities, their means of transport and related infrastructure in various European cities, mounted on one sheet

-'Plate 29. Elevator for Canal Boats at Houdeng-Goegnies Belgium.'
-'Plate 30. Design for a Two-storied Street and Elevated Railway. From 'The Improvement of London Traffic', by Messrs. Meik and Beer'.
-'Plate 31. A New Scheme for a City Street. From 'Etudes sur les Transformations de Paris', by Eugene Hénard.'
-'Plate 32. Comparative Plans of Various Cities and Their Theoretic Schemes. From 'The Improvement of London Traffic', by Messrs. Meik and Beer'.'
-'Plate 33. Two Interesting City Plans. No. 1 Plan of the City of Tokio, No. 2 Plan of the City of Karlsruhe, From 'Der Stâdtebau' by Professor Stübben'
-'Plate 35. North German Lloyd Terminal at Hoboken'
-'Plate 34. Some Interesting City Plans. No. 1 Plans of Various Public Places No. 2. Plan of the Centre of Vienna, From 'Der Stâdtebau' by Professor Stübben'
-[Page with quotations by Aristotle and Bacon]

From Robert Swain Peabody, 'A Holiday Study of Cities and Ports' (Boston: Boston Society of Architects, 1908).

Europe: Various

  • GB 249 T-GED/22/1
  • Series
  • 1908 - 1918, no date

Photographs, illustrations, engravings, maps and plans of cities and castles in Europe.

This series is part of Patrick Geddes’ large collection of maps, plans, photographs, prints and drawings of countries and regions around the world. Much of this collection was part of Geddes' Cities and Town Planning Exhibition.

Geddes, Sir Patrick, 1854-1932, Knight, biologist, sociologist, educationist and town planner

Fifty-nine pages with illustrations of monuments (mainly equestrian statues and fountains) in European Cities, mounted on one sheet

-[Nice, memorial to Queen Victoria]
-[untitled monuments] (4)
-[Proposal Royal Memorial Parliament Square by H. V. Lanchester and A. Rickards]
-[Bristol, proposal for King Edward VII memorial by H. V. Lanchester and A. Rickards]
-[Vienna, Donner fountain]
-[Paris, Place de la République]
-[Florence, Piazza Michael Angelo, and Belfort, le Château and le Lion by Bartholdi]
-[Munich, Wittelsbach fountain, and Versailles, Fountaine de Diane]
-[Rome, Fontana di Trevi, and Schönbrunn by Vienna, Obelisk]
-[Versailles, le bassine de Latone, and le bassin d'Appolon]
-[Paris, Medici fountain]
-[Rome, Fontana dei Fiumi in Piazza Navona]
-[Italy, Villa Torlonia]
-[Italy, the Giant's Goblet Villa Farnese, and Villa Lante]
-[Versailles, un bosquet detruit: la galerie, and le bassin de Neptune]
-[Italy, Villa Borghese, and Villa Albani]
-[France, Fontainbleau, statue of Ceres, and Vernon, fontaine de Venus]
-[Equestrian monument at Chester, Eaton Hall to Hugh Lupus by G. F. Watts]
-[Equestrian monument at Düsseldorf to Jan Welm]
-[Equestrian monument at Montebourg]
-[Equestrian monument at Venice, the Colleoni by Verrochio and Leopardi]
-[Equestrian monument at Rome to Marc Aurelius]
-[Equestrian monument at Chinon to Jeanne d'Arc by Roulleau, sculptor, and Deylane, architect]
-[Equestrian monument at Padua, the Gattamelata by Donatello]
-[Equestrian monument at Milan to Garibaldi by Ettore Ximenes]
-[Equestrian monument at Rheins to Jeanne d'Arc by Dubois]

  • [Equestrian monument at Paris to Jeanne d'Arc by Freiniet]
    -[Florence, fountain with figures by Bartolomeo Ammanati, and Rome, Fountain in the Piazza St. Peter] (plate 58)
    -[Rheims, statue of Louis XV, Place Royale]
    -[New York, Statue of Henry Ward Beecher by Ward and Paris, Statue of Watteau and Ste. Geneviève]
    -[Le Penseur by Rodin, and La Poète Gascon by A. Cortes]
    -[Rome, fountain Piazza Barberini by Bernini, and fountain Bocca della Verita]
    -[Nimes, la fountaine Pradier, Bologne, Neptune fountaine by John of Bologna]
    -[Paris, monument to Lafayette by P. W. Bartlett, sculptor, and Carrere and Hastings, architects, and monument to Etienne Moral ny Idrac and Marqueste]
    -[Rheims, statue of Maréchal Drouet, and Paris, statue of Baron Larrey]
    -[Equestrian monument at Florence to Duke Ferdinand by Jean de Bologna, and at Chantilly to Jeanne de Montmorency by [ ] Dubois, and at Munich Wittelsbacherbrücke, and at Berlin, Kurfürstenbrücke, to the Great Elector by Schlöter [sic] ]
    -[Armand Silvestre: Near the Pont, Monument to Alexandre III]
    -[Paris, the Triumph of the republic by M. Dalou, sculptor]
    -[New York, the Hunt Memorial]
    -[Italy, Villa Borghese, and Villa d'Este]
    -[Temple de L'Armour, Palais du Petit Trianon]
    -[Versailles, statuary in the gardens]
    -[Munich, monument to Bavaria]
    -[Paris, statue de la Liberté Éclairant le Monde by Bartholdi, and bust of Henri Mürger, Luxembourg Gardens]
    -[Rome, monument to Giovanni Carroli by Ercole Rosa, and La Triomphe de la Republique by Dalou]
    -[Elberfeld (Wuppertal), fountain by Bernard Hoetger, and Dahlem (Berlin), monument by B. R. Engelmann]
    -[Monument to the Glory of the Independence of a Great Country by M. André and J. L. Japy, Awarded Premier Second Grand Prix de Rome]
    -[Monument aux marins du 'Pluviose' morts pour la Patrie by Emile Guillaume]
    -[Florence, Ponte Vecchio, monument to Benvenuto Cellini]
    -[Paris, monument to Guy de Maupassant in the Parc Monceau]
    -[Paris, Père Lachaise cemetery, monument aux Morts by Bartholomé, sculptor]
    -[Paris, Alfred de Musset, Rue de Richelieu]
    -[Stuttgart, Monument by G. A. Bredow]
    -[Versailles, Bosquet des Bains d'Apollon]
    -[Austria, Schönbrunn near Vienna, Roman ruin]
    -[Kensington Garden, shelter by C. Wren]

'No. 286' [Cities Exhibition] endorsed in manuscript in bottom right corner.
'[Cities Ex]h[ibit]ion [lent by] Archi[tects' War Committee] [No. ]'
'Monuments' endorsed in bottom margin in manuscript in white chalk.
'No. 286' endorsed in manuscript in pencil in bottom left corner.
'General Town Furnishing' endorsed on reverse in manuscript in water colour (white).
Sketch of an unidentified triangular shaped street block in lower margin.
'[Cities Ex]h[ibit]ion Architects' War Committee]'

Five pages with reproductions of plans and presentation drawings of garden suburbs in Darmstadt, Ulm, Berlin, all Germany, and Gothenburg, Sweden, mounted on one sheet

  • 'Suburbio-Jardin del barrio de Mathildenhöhe (Darmstadt)' [Joseph Maria Olbrich], 'Suburbio-Jardin del barrio de Herdweg (Darmstadt)'; 'A' endorsed in pencil top left corner; 'Le ámina 12' endorsed top right corner
  • 'Ciudad-Jardin de Hohler Weg (Darmstadt)' [two bird's-eye views]; 'B‘ endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner; 'Le amina 11' endorsed top right corner
  • 'Plan general de urbanización de la ciudad de Ulm (Alemania)', 'Städtisches Tiefbauamt Ulm'; 'C' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner
  • 'Proyecto de Suburbio-Jardin (Bloques abiertos en el campo de Tempelhof-Berlin)' [Hermann Jansen]; 'D' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner; 'Le ámina 1 [ ]' endorsed top right corner
  • 'Plano parcial del Re[ ] de Gotenburgo (Suecia)', 'A. Lilienberg'; 1909; 'E' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner

Olbrich, Joseph Maria, 1867-1908, architect

Reproductions of two maps and one bird's-eye view of workers' colonies at Essen, Germany, mounted on one sheet

  • 'Essen (Alemania) Plan de la Colonia-Jardin de la fundación Margarette [sic] Krupp'; [Georg Metzendorf]; 1910; A' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner.
  • 'Essen (Alemania) Plan de la Urbanización semi-rural del barrio de Bernewäldchen', 'Schmidt'; 190[ ]
  • 'Essen (Alemania) Colonias-Jardines pare obreros de Holsterhausen y Margarette [sic] Krupp conpuente de comunicación'

Metzendorf, Georg, b. 1874, architect and town planner

Reproductions of two plans, one model photograph and two bird's-eye views of garden suburbs in Posen, Germany (today Poland); Zurich, Switzerland; Essen, Nüremberg and Berlin, all Germany, mounted on one sheet

  • 'Posen (Alemania) Plan de urbanizacion semi-rural de las antiguas fortificationes y Suburbio-Jardin con enlace'; 'A' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner
  • 'Colonia-Jardin del municipio de Zürich'; 'B' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner
  • 'Essen (Alemania) Perspective del puente y colonia Margarette [sic] Krupp'; [Georg Metzendorf]; 'Nüremberg Plan general de una Ciudad-Jardin'; [Richard Riemerschmid]; 'C' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner
  • 'Früher Willmannsches Gelände aus der Vogelschau Schöneberg [Berlin], Febr[uar]1912', 'Stadterweiterungsamt Wolf; [two presentation drawings]; (colour)

'D' and 'E' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner.
'Bl. No 6' endorsed in manuscript in pencil in top left corner.
[Illegible pencil annotations in top margin.]
[Cities Exhibition.]

Metzendorf, Georg, b. 1874, architect and town planner

Seven reproductions of illustrations and plans of town planning schemes and architecture at Landshut, Nuremberg, Crefeld, all Germany, Vienna, Austria, and unidentified cities, mounted on one sheet

  • [Diagram plans of public squares in six unidentified cities]
  • [Perspective views of public squares with public buildings in unidentified cities]
  • 'New Market Place in Landshut' (Fig. 8A); 'A' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner
  • 'Landshut: The Station Square, Looking into the New Street' (Fig. 8); 'D' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner 
  • 'Garden City near Nurnberg' (Fig. 15), 'Richard Riemerschmid, architect'; B' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner
  • 'Crefeld General Plan' (Fig. 3) [Reproduction of 18th century town planning scheme]; 'C' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner
  • 'Wiener Neustadt' (Fig. 2); 'E' endorsed in manuscript in pencil top left corner

Riemerschmid, Richard, b. 1868, architect and painter

Seventeen photographs, engravings, and reproductions of photographs of public places in European cities, mounted on one sheet

'Planning of Public Places' endorsed on reverse in manuscript.

  • 'How Sheffield fills its squares'
  • 'Amhof, Vienna.', 'Drawn by Capt[ai]n Batty', 'Engraved by Tho[ma]s Barber', 'London. Published Oct 1st 1822 by Rodwell & Martin, New Bond Street'; engraving; 21.2 x 13 cm on 23.2 x 15.2 cm sheet
  • 'Linz', 'Drawn by Capt[ai]n Batty', 'Engraved by Tho[ma]s Barber', 'London. Published Aug 1st 1822 by Rodwell & Martin, New Bond Street'; engraving; 21.2 x 12.2 cm on 23.1 x 14.5 cm sheet
  • 'Vienna Old Town and the new'
  • 'Syracuse: The North Side of the Piazza del Duomo', '10.4.1911 H. C. C. Wach'; [Hugo C. C. Wach (1872-1939), German architect (Thieme, Ulrich and Felix Becker, ‘Allgemeines Lexikon der bildenden Künstler von der Antike bis zur Gegenwart’ (Leipzig: Engelmann, E.A. Seemann, 1907-1950), 35, p. 3)]
  • 'Vienna The Western Part of the inner Town and Ringstrasse'
  • Unidentified square with a cathedral
  • '11079 Freiburg Market Place'; 21.9 x 15.6 cm
  • 'Munich', 'Drawn by Capt[ai]n Batty', 'Engraved by Tho[ma]s Barber', 'London. Published Oct 1st 1821 by Rodwell & Martin, New Bond Street'; engraving; 14.2 x 18.9 cm on 15.3 x 21.2 cm sheet
  • [Venice] 'The Original Campanile which collapsed on July 4th, 1902' 
  • [Unidentified market square in Italy or Italian-speaking Switzerland]; 19 x 25 cm
  • 'Market Day, Stockton'
  • 'London - Trafalgar Square'
  • 'Bruswick', 'H. Albert', 'A. H. Payne sculps'; engraving; 16.2 x 12.4 cm
  • 'Fig. 1 Suggestion for Trafalgar Square'
  • 'La Placa Mayor, Salamanca'
  • 'The Town Hall, St. Albans, which is threatened with demolition', 'George Smith, Architect (1830)'

Various authors; anon.

'[No 981]' [Cities Exhibition] endorsed in bottom left corner in manuscript in pencil.

Six pages with reproductions of photographs, drawings, maps and plans of cities, their means of transport and related infrastructure in various European cities, mounted on one sheet

-[Title page of Robert Swain Peabody, 'A Holiday Study of Cities and Ports' (Boston: Boston Society of Architects, 1908)]
-[Table of Contents]
-'Plate 1. Outline Map of Germany [... ]'
-'Plate 2. Very Elaborate Viaduct bearing the Railway into Antwerp Station'
-'Plate 3. No. 1 Antwerp Railway Station [... ] No. 2 Public promenade [...]'
-'Plate 4.' [Electric light poles, lamp posts and trolley posts]

From Robert Swain Peabody, A Holiday Study of Cities and Ports (Boston: Boston Society of Architects, 1908).

Six pages with reproductions of photographs, drawings, maps and plans of cities, their means of transport and related infrastructure in various European cities, mounted on one sheet

-'Plate 5. No. 1 Trolley and Lamp-post combined Hamburg, Nos. 2 and 3 Telegraph Poles Amsterdam'
-'Plate 6. Walk under the Elevated Railway in Berlin. Called "the umbrella of Berlin".'
-'Plate 7. No. 1 Entrance at Amsterdam [sic, correct: entrance into underground Zoologischer Garten, Berlin], No. 2 Promenade under the Elevated Road in Berlin, No. 3 View of the Elevated Road in Berlin [Oberbaumbrücke]'
-'Plate 10. Details of the two Bridges by which the Elevated Railway in Paris crosses the Seine.'
-'Plate 11. Nos. 1 and 3. Single Rail suspended Railways., No. 2 Sections of the Paris Subway and the London Tubes, No. 4 Trackless Trolley Road.'
-'Plate 12. Brush Terminal Company's Piers, Warehouses, Distributing Railway, and factories, on the South Brooklyn Water Front.'

From Robert Swain Peabody, 'A Holiday Study of Cities and Ports' (Boston: Boston Society of Architects, 1908)]

Six pages with reproductions of photographs, drawings, maps and plans of cities, their means of transport and related infrastructure in various European cities, mounted on one sheet

-'Plate 23. Plan of the Docks at Hamburg.'
-'Plate 24. Hamburg Views of the Alster Basins and of the Road and Railway Bridge between Upper and Lower Basins.'
-'Plate 25. Views of the Borders of the Alster Basins.'
-'Plate 26. Plan of Cologne, showing the Docks and Railway connections.'
-'Plate 27. No 1 Plan of the London Docks, No 2 Plan of the Liverpool Docks [... ]'
-'Plate 28. Typical Warehouses and Cranes at Liverpool and Manchester.'

From Robert Swain Peabody, 'A Holiday Study of Cities and Ports' (Boston: Boston Society of Architects, 1908).

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