This architectural drawing was typed on James’ trustee 1953 Oliver Courier Portable. The gothic revival architectural style has been interpreted using the punctuation, letters and numbers of the typewriter keyboard. George Gilbert Scott was chosen as the architect of this huge project.
The drawing was typed on A4 document paper back in 2017. Two original versions of this drawing exist. The first commission was in 2017 and the last was 2020.
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~ James Cook.
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James Cook has been creating type-written portraits for over 6 years and has accumulated more than 100 drawings over that time. His first exhibition at Thaxted Guildhall, Essex of the summer of 2020 allowed him to display his collection of 35 typewriters and some of his work from the collection. James has been featured on many television news programmes such as BBC News, ITV’s Good Morning Britain and Sky.