House for H. Gilbert Esq., cor. of Cadboro Bay Road and Lansdowne Rd., Victoria, B.C. Public

Item is an architectural drawing by Samuel Maclure prepared for H. Gilbert of Victoria, B.C.

2420 Lansdowne Road, Oak Bay, B.C.

Working drawings showing plans, elevations, sections and details. Two-storey house with basement. The ground floor comprises a porch, hall, living room, library, dining room, kitchen, pantry and larder. The second floor contains four bedrooms, maid's room, water closet and bedroom. Brick veneer covers the basement walls. The first floor is finished in roughcast, and the second in half timbering. Leaded glass is specified in several places on both floors. A later drawing shows a detached two- bay garage with two servants' rooms. Working drawings stamped and inscribed: "This is one of the drawings referred to in our contract dated Sept. 4, 1913. [Signed] Edwd. E. Hardwick." Also endorsed "App. F M Rattenbury." Garage plans signed "Edw. E. Hardwick."


In Collection:
Creator Subject Language Date created Resource type Rights statement Extent
  • 1 of 7 drawings: 2 pencil on paper, 5 ink on linen; 50 x 92 cm or smaller
Geographic coverage Coordinates
  • 48.4458136, -123.3104918
Physical repository Collection
  • Samuel Maclure Architectural Drawings
  • Samuel Maclure fonds (SC075), Special Collections and University Archives, University of Victoria
Provider Genre Archival item identifier
  • Acc. 1980-067, AP699
Fonds title Fonds identifier Date digitized
  • 2012-02-23
  • 1913
  • This material may be protected by copyright. Personal use of this material is without restriction but acknowledgement of Special Collections and University Archives, University of Victoria is requested whether the use is oral, web or in print. Commercial use of any portion of this material requires permission from Special Collections and University Archives.
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