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396* Dougill (Wesley, 1893-1943). A collection of five sketchbooks, 1919-1921, together five sketchbooks, containing numerous pencil (and some pen & ink) drawings, of buildings and architectural details (many drawn in Rome), plans, interiors, caricatures and cartoons, animal and figure studies, land and seascapes, silhouettes, books variously annotated at front ‘23rd Field Coy. RE, Germany’, ‘British School, Valle Giulia, Rome’, ‘Aysgarth, Wensleydale, Yorks.’, oblong 4to/small 8vo, together with a small archive of ephemera relating to Wesley Dougill, including photographs (some loose, some in albums), printed booklets by him (e.g. ‘The English Village’, ‘The English Coast’, ‘Amsterdam: Its Town Planning Development’, ‘Birmingham Civic Centre Competition’, ‘An Analysis of York’), scrapbooks of cuttings, postcards, certificates (including Associate of the Royal Institute of British Architects, 1919, and Member of the Town Planning Institute, 1935), and letters of condolence to Wesley’s widow Ileene Wesley Dougill was a highly regarded architect and town planner who also taught civic and landscape design. He graduated from the Liverpool School of Architecture in 1922 with a first class honours degree, went on to study for an MA, came second in the Prix de Rome of 1921, and was awarded a silver medal by the Royal Institute of British Architects. He later went back to his old university, taking the dual post of senior lecturer and research fellow. He made extensive researches abroad, was a member of the Town Planning Instiutue for many years, studied and wrote about the English village, and became the recognised authority on English coastal preservation and development. When he died prematurely, at the age of forty-nine, he had just helped to oversee a major and important plan for the redevelopment of London. (a carton) £200-300

395* Dixon-Smith (Captain H. R., 20th century). Portrait of a Wazir Malik, 1932, pencil and pastel on paper, two small paper repairs, titled, signed and dated Waziristan, 23.4.32 to lower edge, Army Officers Art Society exhibition label to verso, 34 x 29cm (13.25 x 11.5ins), mount aperture, framed and glazed (1)

£100-150

397* Dring (William, 1904-). A Game of Bridge, pastel on paper, 38 x 30cm (15 x 12ins), framed and glazed (1)

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£300-400

Dominic Winter  

Fine Art, Antiques & Photography | Thursday 6 October 2016 - High Res