Fonds 33 - Herbert Raine

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Herbert Raine

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  • 1898-1913 (Creation)
    Raine, Herbert, 1875-1951

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The European drawings were formerly used as teaching aids at the McGill University School of Architecture.
Drawings for the McConnell residence were donated to the John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection by Kathleen McConnell Laing. Also part of the donation were drawings and photographs of other residences for J. W. McConnell.

Le matériel servait antérieurement d'outil pédagogique à l'École d'architecture de l'Université McGill.

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"Architectural Drawings, 1898-1901, 18 drawings." Included are drawings of historic architecture in England, France and Italy, such as stalls in Southwold Church in Suffolk, sculpture at Chartres Cathedral, the Palazzo Pitti and the Palazzo Gondi in Florence.
"Residence for J. W. McConnell, West Crescent Heights, Westmount, QC, 1913 [unbuilt]."
19 drawings: 13 ink on glazed linen: site plan,elevations, plans, sections, details. 1 pencil on trace: detail. 5 blueprints: 1 elevation, 3 plans, 1 section.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1898-1901, 18 dessins." Dessins d'architecture historique réalisés en Angleterre, en France et en Italie notamment des stalles de l'église Southwold (Suffolk), une sculpture de la cathédrale de Chartres, le Palazzo Pitti et le Palazzo Gondi de Florence.

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  • English

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Kenneth Guscotte Rea, CAC 8;
Karen Smythe and Thomas Schyberg, CAC84


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The Montreal architect Herbert Raine (1875-1951) was born in England and studied at the Royal Academy School in London. After travelling to Italy, he returned to England in order to practice architecture. In 1907 he emigrated to Canada. While Raine was a practicing architect throughout his life, he was also an accomplished artist.

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L'architecte montréalais Herbert Raine (1875-1951) est né en Angleterre et a étudié au Royal Academy School de Londres. Après avoir voyagé en Italie, il est revenu en Angleterre pour y exercer l'architecture. En 1907, il a émigré au Canada. Tout en exerçant l'architecture toute sa vie, Raine a aussi été un artiste accompli.

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