Design for a letter box: Brievenbus [Mailbox]

 
Design for a letter box: Brievenbus [Mailbox]
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  • Title :     Design for a letter box: Brievenbus [Mailbox]
  • Artist:     A.G.A. Rotgans Designer
  • Accession:     TD1991.178.10
  • Country:     Netherlands Amsterdam
  • Date:     1921
  • Dimensions:     Inches 29-5/8 22-3/4, Centimeters 75.2 57.8
  • Collection:     Object
  • Category:     Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
  • Subject:     Architecture/Architectural Design , Exhibition/Events , City Planning , Competition
  • Credit Line:     The Wolfsonian–Florida International University, Miami Beach, Florida, The Mitchell Wolfson, Jr. Collection
  • URL:     TD1991.178.10.JPG
  • Tags:     Architecture~Prints, Drawings, and Photographs
Description:
Design drawing for an rectangular ornamental letter box featuring multiple images; left image in graphite and colored pencil shows detailed letter box with domed top and outward curving bottom; design incorporates lettering and inscriptions in Dutch indicating various slots and collection times; at top and right are outline sketches in graphite with numerical notations; at bottom right are two photographs attached to support which feature image of full scale plaster model of letter box.