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Cosby, John W., 1815-1867

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Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

John Wayt Cosby Architectural Drawings

 Collection — Drawer: 10
Identifier: SC-000108
Scope and Contents The drawings in this collection include Specifications and Drawings for Spiers House, Raleigh, NC, 1862. The Spiers house was never constructed, and little information has been found regarding the Spiers family. Plans for the house offer a glimpse into antebellum architecture, in particular plans for a structure intended to house not only a family but enslaved servants.
Dates: 1862/1875

Spiers House, 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Reverse of drawing - pencil sketch of moldings barely visible through mulberry backing paper. Note: Relates to recto, shared shelf # 12629322.
Dates: 1862

Spiers House, architectural detail (extension of another drawing?), 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Unsigned, the bottom part of an acanthus decoration in profile. Must be an extension on another drawing. Condition: good Note: This drawing is an extension of another drawing, suspect record 12629
Dates: 1862

Spiers House [blank fourth page of written specifications for construction], 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Page 4 of four-page folio (blank). Related to shared shelf numbers 12629265 and 12629267. Consider not publishing to Shared Shelf.
Dates: 1862

Spiers House, Cornice Molding and Architrave, unlabeled (lower extension of No. 9), 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Unsigned. Full-scale detail of cornice molding and architrave, this drawing is the lower extension of "Plan No. 9, Cornice and Cantilever of Main Building," showing a profile view of lower half from wall from volute scroll to architrave. Unsigned. Condition: good with some corner losses and some mulberry paper repairs on verso to edge tears. Note: relates to image of verso, shared shelf # 12629292 and to the rest of the image, Drawing No. 9, Interior Cornice Molding Detail, shared shelf #...
Dates: 1862

Spiers House, First Floor Plan, No. 2., 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Scaled first floor plan, numbered plan 2. Signed: "John W Cosby Archt/ Raleigh/ Jan 14 1862 N.C." Condition, good, some mulberry paper repairs on back to small edge tears.
Dates: 1862

Spiers House, No. 3, Second Floor Plan, 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Second floor plan of house. Signed: "John W Cosby archt/Raleigh/Jan 14 1862 N.C." Condition: Good, some mulberry paper repairs on back to small edge tears. Note: related to image of verso, Shared Shelf #12629277.
Dates: 1862

Spiers House, No. 7, South Side Elevation, 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Colored presentation drawing, elevation of south side of house. Labeled, "Plan No 7". Signed, "John W Cosby Architect/ Jan 14th 1862 Raleigh/NC". Condition, good; corner losses and some mulberry paper repairs on back to small edge tears.
Dates: 1862

Spiers House, No 9, Cornice and Cantilever of Main Building, 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Full scale, detail of the upper frieze of the main building cornice including a section through the gutter and details of moldings for the bed mold and cantilever brackets. Unsigned. Condition: good with some corner and edge losses, lined with mulberry paper.
Dates: 1862

Spiers House, No. 10 Front Face of Cantilever of Cornice for Center Building and Tower, 1862

 Item — Drawer: 10
Abstract Full-sized detail drawing of the front face of the main building and tower cornice bracket (cantilever) including acanthus, tongue-and-dart, bead-and-double-reel moldings. Signed: "John W Cosby Archt/ Raleigh/Jan 14th 1862 N.C." Condition: good, some minor corner losses, lined with mulberry paper.
Dates: 1862