The Joseph Downs Collection of Manuscripts and Printed Ephemera
OVERVIEW OF THE COLLECTION
Creator: Paul Schulze, 1827/28-1897
Title: Architectural drawings
Call No.: Fol. 204
Acc. No.: 73x24
Quantity: 1 v.
Location: 5 I 5
Paul Schulze was an architect in
SCOPE AND CONTENT
eight pen and ink drawings including plans, elevations, and a perspective
rendering for an Italianate villa, all signed Paul Schulze, Archt,
The Old Print Shop,
Architectural drawing - Detailing.
Architecture, Domestic - Designs and plans.
Architecture, Italian - United States.
Room layout (Dwellings).
DETAILED DESCRIPTION OF THE COLLECTION
Location: 5 I 5
Page 1. Perspective rendering of a two and one-half story, towered, stone Italianate villa in a rural landscape. Pen and ink and sepia wash.
Page 2. Plan of the first floor, L-shaped plan. Central portico gives onto a vestibule and entry hall which passes through to a rear vestibule and piazza. At the left are a library, and a parlor, with an adjacent tower room accessed through pocket doors and surrounded by a veranda with a pergola over the exterior entrance to the tower. At right is a sitting room with an adjacent piazza accessed through pocket doors; a stair hall; dining room; and passages to china closet, kitchen, storage closets, and washroom. All principle rooms have fireplaces. Pen and ink. Scale.
Page 3. Plan of second floor. Six bedrooms, three dressing rooms, several closets, a bathroom and water closet, a stair landing with a billiard table, and three balconies comprise the 2nd floor spaces. Pen and ink. Scale.
Page 4. Front elevation (East). The seven-bay, two and one-half storied structure is delineated by moldings at each floor line, by quoin blocks at the corners of the main block, tower, and advancing three-bay central pavilion, an arcuate cornice, rusticated viceroys above the arch of the round-headed windows, doors, and portico arcade. The latter is supported by classical columns. Low hipped roofs cover the tower, entrance pavilion, and house. Pen and ink. Scale.
Page 5. South elevation. Detailing techniques as in the front elevation for the main block. The kitchen-washroom extension to the rear is detailed only with plain molding and flat over window viceroys. Pen and ink. Scale.
Page 6. North elevation. Detailing conventions the same as in the south elevation. Pen and ink. Scale.
Page 7. Longitudinal section through main block showing: sculpture in vestibule niche, woodwork detailing, decorative wall treatment, stair balustrade, and billiard table. Pen and ink. Scale.
Page 8. Cross section through main blocks showing: woodwork detailing, decorative wall treatment, stair balustrade, billiard table, fireplace surrounds, pictures, and sculptures. Pen and ink. Scale.