Architectural drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin [architectural drawing]
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Architectural drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin [architectural drawing]
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- R4969-0-7-E, MG30-B115
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- Architectural and technical drawings
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86 architectural drawings 105 x 77 cm or smaller.
1 v. (100 p.) 50 cm.
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Series consists of drawings pertaining to St. Mathias Church in Westmount, Quebec and a drawing of a proposed commemorative square in Ottawa, private residences and St. Matthias Church (Westmount, P.Q.) produced by Rankin while employed by Ross & MacFarlane, architects (Montreal) as well as drawings pertaining to government projects produced for the federal Department of Public Works. These latter projects included a post office building (Barrie, Ont.), furniture for the Citadel (Quebec City, P.Q.) and the Dominion Archives building (Ottawa, Ont.), a proposed Memorial Gate (Charlottetown, P.E.I.) and an interprovincial bridge (Hawkesbury, Ont). Series also accompanied by one box containing 11 small binders (355 leaves) of photoreproductions from the Pencil Point Series and from The American Architect and Architecture (1932-1936). The subject of the excerpts are designs for residences, furniture, gates and fences and interior design details such as moldings and cornices.
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- Physical description note:
- Architectural drawings include 35 pencil, 6 pencil, ink & watercolour, 6 pencil & watercolour, 6 ink (3 on linen), 1 pencil & pencil crayon, 1 ink & watercolour, 1 pencil & ink on linen, 23 blueprints and 3 photoreproductions (on 5 sheets).
- Note on the state of conservation:
- Most items have been backed with cardboard or stock to reinforce the fragile nature of the drawings.
- Custodial history:
- Material was donated by Keith Rankin of Ottawa, son of T. Dunlop Rankin in 1980
- Accompanying material note:
- Series is accompanied by one box containing 11 small binders (355 leaves) of photoreproductions from the Pencil Point Series and from The American Architect and Architecture (1932-1936). The subject of the excerpts are designs for residences, furniture, gates and fences and interior design details such as moldings and cornices.
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Items 1-3: Students drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin. 1903 1. NMC117210. Ordre Ionique. Elevation d'un portique avec piédestal. 2. NMC117211. Ordre Ionique. Clef de l'arcade avec piédestal. Etude du chapiteau [sic] - Trace de la volute. 3. NMC117212. Ordre Dorique. Elevation de l'entablement et du chapiteau mode denticular. Détail de l'entablement. Mode denticular. Items 4-12: [Faculty Hall ?] St. Georges Place, Glasgow.  [Students drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin] 4. NMC117213. Details - baluster, cornice, vaulting. 4 (verso).. NMC117214. Details - pilaster. 5. NMC117215. Details - Balustrade. 5 (verso). NMC117216. Details - moulding. 6. NMC117217. Details - key stone upper floor. 6 (verso). NMC117218. Au verso: Cornice in hall. 7. NMC117219. Face of pilasters B. Face of wall A. 7 (verso). NMC117220. Line of top of balustrade. Face of wall. 8. NMC117221. Archtrave and arch moulding of large windows in St. Georges Place & W. Nile St. 9. NMC117222. Faculty Hall. Measured drawings. Modillion and cornice. 10. NMC117223. Faculty Hall. St. Georges Place. Glasgow. Details of door looking to Buchanan Street. Details looking on side. 11. NMC117224. The Faculty Hall, Glasgow. Ground floor plan. Upper floor plan. 1904 12. NMC117225. The Faculty Hall, Glasgow. Section B-B. Section C-C. 1904 Item 13: Glasgow School of Art. Senior design. Alms House.  [Students drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin] 13. NMC117226. Alms House. Front elevation. Half section A-B. Plan showing construction of dome. 1904 Items 14-18: Blackader's Crypt, Chapter House, Glasgow Cathedral. Session 1902-03. [Students drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin] 14. NMC117227. Window to crypt under chapter house. Plan of archmould; dotted line shows jamb and mullion. 1902-1903 15. NMC117228. East elevation. South elevation. West elevation. 1903 16. NMC117229. Details. 1903 17. NMC117230. Full size details of inside of north window on east side of Blackaders crypt. 1902-1903 18. NMC117231. Plan of jamb and archmould, dotted line shews mullion. Section. Elevation. [1902-1903] Items 19-23: Falkland Palace. [1902-1904] [Students drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin] [It is not certain that items 21-23 are of the Falkland Palace.] 19. NMC117232. Cornice above pilasters. Corridor - south side of quadrangle. 20. NMC117233. Details. 21. NMC117234. Details - buttress. 22. NMC117235. Details - pillar. 23. NMC117236. Details - moulding, festoon. ITems 24-25: Miscellaneous architectural drawings. [Students drawings by T. Dunlop Rankin] 24. NMC117237. Architectural drawing sheet no. 2. Roman moldings. 1913. 25. NMC117238. Elementary building construction. Item 26: Edwin Wilson, Esq., Lachute, Québec Ross & MacFarlane, architects-Montreal 26. NMC117242. Fireplace, notes and details. 1906. Drawn by T.D.R. [T. Dunlop Rankin] Items 27-29: A.F. Gault estate. Semi-detached houses, Kensington, Québec. 1906. Ross & MacFarlane, architects-Montreal 27. NMC117239. Preliminary drawing of fireplace. Drawn by T.D. Rankin. 28. NMC117240. Preliminary drawing of fireplace. Drawn by T.D. Rankin. 29. NMC117241. Drawing of parlor, ingle, neuk. Drawn by T.D. Rankin. Item 230: C.O. & W.B. Clark, Esqrs. Residence. . [T. Dunlop Rankin]. 30. NMC117243. Sketch of parlor or living room, mantlepiece. Items 31-33: Summer Cottage for Mr. Blair. [n.d.] [T. Dunlop Rankin] 31. NMC117244. Side elevation. 32. NMC117245. Section A-A. 33. NMC117246. First floor plan. Items 34-38: House for W.H.D. Murray, Esq., Westmount, P.Q. 1908. T. Dunlop Rankin, Montreal 34. NMC117247. Detail of ingle-neuk. 35. NMC117248. Detail of ingle-neuk. 36. NMC117249. Amended design for parlor bay window. 37. NMC117250. Detail of stair hall fh & h.. 38. NMC117251. Detail of stair hall fh & h. Items 39-49: Residence for Samuel Rettie, Esq., Ottawa, Ontario. . [T. Dunlop Rankin] 39. NMC117252. Basement plan. 40. NMC117253. Ground Floor Plan. 41. NMC117254. Ground Floor Plan. 42. NMC117255. First Floor Plan. 43. NMC117256. First Floor Plan. 44. NMC117257. Attic plan. 45. NMC117258. Attic plan. 46. NMC117259. South elevation. 47. NMC117260. Rear elevation. 48. NMC117261. West elevation. 49. NMC117262. East elevation. Items 50-65: Residence for Dr. George McElhinney, Experimental farm, Ottawa, Ontario. 1912. T. Dunlop Rankin 50. NMC117263. Basement plan. 51. NMC117264. Basement plan. blueprint. 52. NMC117265. Ground Floor Plan. 53. NMC117266. Ground Floor Plan. blueprint. 54. NMC117267. First Floor Plan. 55. NMC117268. First Floor Plan. blueprint. 56. NMC117269. Attic floor plan. 57. NMC117270. Attic floor plan. blueprint. 58. NMC117271. Front elevation. 59. NMC117272. Front elevation. blueprint. 60. NMC117273. Rear elevation. 61. NMC117274. Rear elevation. blueprint. 62. NMC117275. East elevation. 63. NMC117276. East elevation. blueprint. 64. NMC117277. West elevation. 65. NMC117278. West elevation. blueprint. Items 66-70: Residence for R.B. McDougald, Allan Place, Ottawa, Ontario. [1920s]. [T. Dunlop Rankin] 66. NMC117279. Ground floor plan. Basement plan. 67. NMC117280. First floor plan. Attic plan. 68. NMC117281. North elevation. South elevation. 69. NMC117282. West elevation. East elevation. 70. NMC117283. [Details - livingroom mantle, kitchen cupboard, plaster and cornice.] Items 71-75: Unidentiied residence [n.d.] 71. NMC117284 Floor Plan. 72. NMC117285 [Plan and elevation of fireplace and hearth.] 73a. NMC117286 Elevation end of living room. 73b. NMC117287 Half exterior elevation. 74a. NMC117288 [Pilaster.] 74b. NMC117289 [Pilaster.] 75. NMC117290 [Perspective of unidentified building with clock tower.] Items 76-78: Church of St. Matthias Cote St. Antoine Road, Westmount, Québec. 1910. Dowswell Ross & MacFarlane, Architects, Montreal 76 Half inch detail of tower. Drawn by T.D. Rankin & H.R. 77 Elevation to cote St. Antoine Road. Drawn by T.D. Rankin & H.R. 78 NMC117291 [Floor Plan.] Drawn by T.D. Rankin & H.R. Item 79: Post Office, Barrie, Ontario. 1913. D. Ewart, Chief Architect DPW 79. NMC117292. Half inch detail of clock tower. Drawn by T.D. Rankin - DPW Items 80-81: Interprovincial bridge, Hawkesbury, Ont - Grenville, Quebec. 1933. T.D.R. [T. Dunlop Rankin] Dept. of Public Works 80. NMC117294. Sketch of proposed overhead truss supporting name plate. Cross section. 81. NMC117295. Sketch of proposed overhead truss supporting name plate & "arms" of Canada. Cross section. Item 82: Citadel, Quebec, P.Q. 1928. T.W. Fuller, Chief Architect, Department 82. NMC117296. Sketch design for mantels in room No. 200 of Governor General's Suite. Item 83: Proposed Memorial Gate, Chalottetown, P.E.I. 1920 83. NMC117199. Elevation from outside. Item 84: Dominion Archives - table and case, Ottawa, Ontario. Office of the Chief Architect, Dept. of Public Works, Ottawa 84. NMC117297. Drawing of proposed table and case to contain the "Jacques Cartier" ship model. Front view. End view. Eleven small binders of photoreproductions (see barcode 2000174439)
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- Series has been microfilmed: NMC117210--NMC117297.
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