Thames, River (England)
Subject Source: Local sources
Found in 11 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents First edition. 1946. Octavo. 11 sheets (13 x 17.5 cm) of fine art paper preserved in a marbled paper folder comprising a decorated title-page followed by the text, with a pen-and-ink drawing at the tope of each page (save the last which closes with a decorated 'Finis'). One of the drawings has been coloured. The illustrations are typical of Mclaren's illustrative at its finest. The initials on the back ('HM') would seem to suggest that this is the recipient of the portfolio....
Scope and Contents Comprehensive development areas: Lewisham Clock Tower consists of:
- papers, (7 September 1953)
- plans - Lewisham Clock Tower CDA, (1950s)
Scope and Contents Comprehensive development areas: South Bank consists of: planning correspondence and papers, (1954-1955) Festival of Britain 1951 competition - "Design a restaurant for the South Bank", (1949) drawings, (c1954) press clippings, (1953-1960) hotel site particulars, (1954) photographs, (1954-1961) South Bank...
Scope and Contents Comprehensive development areas: Woolwich consists of:
- Woolwich Industrial Estate, ( 1950s )
- plans - St Mary's Woolwich Redevelopment Area reused layout 1955 - with suggestions by the Borough Engineer, ( 1955 )
Scope and Contents Notes for 5 lectures on 'The Origin of the Scenery of the British Isles' given to the Royal Institution in 1884, along with printed abstracts. Sir Archibald Geikie focused on geological formations around the British Isles, with comparisons from European and North American locations, looking at the materials of which they are composed and the processes which went into their creation.
Item — Box Lyell-temp-box 3: Series Coll-203/A1
Scope and Contents Red leather notebook, cover reads "Sweden, May 1834". The contents include lists of books, packing lists, geological observations with small and large sketches. p.23 - List of clothing to pack; p.105 - Strata in Taleren Notes are made in pencil with some ink edits or additions and are notes often only on one side of a page. The index is pasted to the back cover. The following table of contents is Lyell's own words, copied from Lyell's own "Index",...
Dates: May 1834- May 1834
Scope and Contents Notes for 6 lectures on 'Geographical Evolution', encompasing a wide variety of related subjects. Sir Archibald Geike looked at various geological periods and how both the areas occupied by land and water changed over time. He looked at the creation of many geological formations, at the materials they were composed of and the processes involved, including the infleunce of different elements within the natural world. He used as examples numerous locations, mostly within the British Isles but...
Dates: late 19th century
Scope and Contents Manuscript bird's-eye perspective drawing (69cm x 104cm) by the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department, showing the layout of an area which is probably East India Dock Road Neighbourhood of the Stepney / Poplar Comprehensive Development Area in London. The drawing is at approximately 1:2500 scale and is in felt-tip pen and coloured pencil on transparency, with the River [Thames] in the foreground.
Found in: Edinburgh University Library Special Collections / PJM, The Percy Johnson-Marshall Collection / London County Council / London County Council: Comprehensive Development Areas / Comprehensive Development Areas: Stepney / Poplar / Stepney / Poplar: Lansbury Neighbourhood / Lansbury Neighbourhood: plans of Lansbury Neighbourhood
Scope and Contents 4 perspective drawings of the South Bank in London: pencil manuscript drawing, on transparency, (61cm x 87cm) showing the Reconstruction Areas Group of the Town Planning Division of London County Council's Architect's Department's vision for the area. printed drawing (17cm x 50cm) showing the area to the west of Waterloo Bridge showing the Queen Elizabeth Hall and Royal Festival Hall ...
Proof copy of article on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History', 1881
Scope and Contents First proof copy of an article by Sir Archibald Geikie on 'The Geological Influences which have Affected the Course of British History' from printers Clay, Sons and Taylor, for Macmillan the publisher in 1881. This looked at ancient peoples and legendary figures, puting them in the context of the evolution of the natural world. Including elements such as the impact of the devlopment of commerce and the move from an agricultural to an urban industrial society, Sir Archibald Geikie mapped them to...