Architectural drawings of Juliet Peddle

The Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Archives, Logan Library, in Terre Haute is the repository for many of Juliet A. Peddle’s architectural drawings. Juliet, who was born in Terre Haute in 1899 and died in 1979, was an artist and architect.

The drawing at right is of the Vigo County Seminary (Old Seminary) that once stood on the site of the Indiana State Teachers Collegej (Indiana State University today). The transcription that accompanies the image on the WV3 site states, “The style of this building is quite characteristic of the architecture of the day. Greek revival lines which were the keynote of most of the architecture of the period from about 1820 up to 1850 or ’60 are evident in the shape of the structure, the pediment and cornice, and the pilasters or flat columns, all being suggestive of the Greek temple which was the basis of the style.”

To view this drawing from the Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology Archives, click here. To view the entire Rose-Hulman Archives collection, click here.

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