Maker Gordon W. Lloyd, American, 1832-1904
  • Sketchbook, Architectural Drawings
Date 1857 or 1858
Medium graphite pencil on paper
Dimensions Overall (sketchbook): 5 1/2 × 8 1/2 × 1/2 inches (14 × 21.6 × 1.3 cm)
Overall (each sheet): 5 × 7 3/4 inches (12.7 × 19.7 cm)
Credit Line Gift of Ernest Lloyd
Accession Number 47.108
Department Prints, Drawings & Photographs
Not On View
Signed [many of the sketches are initialed by the artist]
Inscriptions [most of the individual pages have descriptions of site locations and dates]
Typed, on sheet, placed in front of notebook: American (Detroit) | Gordon W. Lloyd (1832 - 1904) | Sketchbook, 38 leaves (34 with drawings). Pencil drawings of landscapes, architecture and architectural drawings made on trip through Belgium, Germany (Rhine), Switzerland and France during 1857 and 1858. Pencil on paper, leaves 7 3/4 x 5.
Typed, on index card in sketchbook: Sketches by Gordon W. LLoyd done during several tours of France and Germany. Mr. Lloyd was sent to Europe as part of his architectural training and made numerous skeches of monuments in England, France, Germany and Italy.
1947-present, gift to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)