A pair of semi-detached houses for a Swithland Lane plot. Hand endorsed for clients F Sleath [left side] and Miss Potter [right side]. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
Scheme planned for a house on The Ridgeway for Albert William Handford, a Hosiery Manufacturer. Plans prepared by an architect based in London WC. Examples of architectural plans submitted by clients of Rothley Temple Estates.
Article on history of Hawley & Johnson dyeworks: originally owned by Crofts family, link to Sketchley Ltd of Hinckley, technological changes in dyeing process, concentration on yarns and introduction of new fibres. With photograph of latest twin...
Bulfinch, John (British draftsman, active ca. 1680-1720); Cooper, Robert (active 1795-died 1828), historical and portrait engraver;
Engraved portrait of John Thurloe (bap. 1616, d. 1668). Stipple engraving with coat of arms by Robert Cooper after John Bullfinch. Face and hands have been hand-coloured. Titled: ' John Thurloe, Secretary of State to the Protectors Oliver and...
Thurloe, John (bap. 1616, d. 1668), government official
Solid substantial house design probably for a client found by local builder Frank Sleath. The Block Plan is endorsed "just 60 yards from the station gate", as a draw for possible buyers. Architect Albert Herbert had offices in Leicester and...
Yeates, Nicholas (English engraver, active c. 1680-1690)
Engraved portrait of Sir William Waller (bap. 1598?, d. 1668). Line engraving by Nicholas Yeates after unknown artist, in oval with coat of arms. Titled: ' Sr. William Waller, Knight, Ob. Sept 19, 1669'.
Waller, Sir William (bap. 1598?, d. 1668), parliamentarian army officer
Van Dyck, Sir Anthony (1599-1641), Painter; Engleheart, Francis (1775-1849), Engraver
Engraved portrait of Engraved portrait of Howard, Thomas, fourteenth earl of Arundel, fourth earl of Surrey, and first earl of Norfolk (1585–1646) by Van Dyck, Sir Anthony (1599-1641); Engleheart, Francis (1775-1849)
Howard, Thomas, fourteenth earl of Arundel, fourth earl of Surrey, and first earl of Norfolk (1585–1646), art collector and politician