CONTEMPORARY GRAPHIC IMAGES
WILLIAM WEEKS' DRAWINGS
The drawings done by William Weeks,
architect of the Nauvoo Temple, are housed in the Church Archives in Salt Lake City. Only a
few of these drawings have been made public. There are two of the Nauvoo Temple's facade. Presumably the one with
the triangular pediment predates the one with the rectangular pediment. The other drawings are architectural
plans used during the building's construction. The following are some of Weeks' drawings which have been made public.
CONTEMPORARY DRAWINGS BY OTHER INDIVIDUALS
There are six available photographs of the Nauvoo Temple.
Five of the images, taken of the finished building apparently after the
Mormons left Nauvoo, date between 1846 and 1848. The sixth image is of the damaged facade,
taken after the 1848 tornado toppled the north wall and the destruction of the south and east