约翰·索恩爵士收集了不同类型的物品。选择文物的性质基于以下几个方面:-古物、中世纪和非西方文物:-约翰·索恩爵士收集了超过500件古物和油画。比如我们可以拿Seti的雪花石膏石棺为例。雕塑:-他还收集了许多渴望白色大理石的雕塑，至今仍在博物馆展出(Bradbury, 2015)。在建筑博物馆中有一些特定类型的雕塑，比如索恩额外获得了理查德·韦斯特马科特爵士的灰泥模型，用于女神解开她的腰带，展示在画室的后面。不同的收购对象包括:约翰•弗拉克斯曼(John Flaxman)纪念小威廉•皮特(William Pitt the Younger)的砂浆模型，托马斯•班克斯(Thomas Banks)纪念佩内洛普•布斯比(Penelope Boothby)的地标建筑模型。素描和绘画:-索恩收藏的性质之一是收集素描和绘画。
博物馆中展出的画作包括:-索恩的作品包括:卡纳莱托的《里瓦·德格利斯基亚沃尼的画像》(1736年)，这幅画于1806年以150基尼的价格从威廉·托马斯·贝克福德手中购得，此外还有这位艺术家的三幅不同作品，以及霍加斯的素描。1801年，威廉·托马斯·贝克福德(William Thomas Beckford)在清场(closeout)以570畿尼的价格拍得八幅《钉耙的进展》(A Rake’s Progress)油画。索恩获得的其他霍加斯艺术品是1823年6月在佳士得拍卖行(Christie’s)的清场拍卖会上，以1732,10英镑的价格从大卫·加里克(David Garrick)的遗孀手中购得的四幅《选举的幽默》(The Humours)油画。建筑图纸和模型:- Soane已经为他的博物馆收集了超过30000张建筑图纸。Soane也有自己的设计图纸，其中最著名的是Joseph gandy也在图中
There are different types of collection of the objects by Sir John Soane. The nature of the selection of the objects based on the following aspects: -Antiquities, Medieval & Non – western objects: – There was the collection of oil paintings and more than 500 antiquities were collected by Sir John Soane. Like we can take the example of the Alabaster Sarcophagus of Seti.Sculptures: – He also collected many sculptures which craved with white marble which are still present in the museum (Bradbury, 2015). There are certain examples of the types of sculptures which are present in the architectural museum like Soane additionally gained Sir Richard Westmacott’s mortar model for Nymph unclasping her Zone, showed at the back of the break in the Picture Room. Different acquisitions include: the mortar model of John Flaxman’s remembrance figure of William Pitt the Younger, the model of Thomas Banks’ landmark to Penelope Boothby.Drawings and paintings: – one of the natures of collection of Soane is the collection of the drawings and paintings.
The paintings which are include in the museum are : – Soane’s compositions include: works by Canaletto entitled View of the Riva degliSchiavoni painted (1736) acquired in 1806 from William Thomas Beckford for 150 Guineas in addition to three different works by the artist, and sketches by Hogarth. The eight canvases of the A Rake’s Progress, obtained from the accumulation of William Thomas Beckford, at closeout for 570 Guineas in 1801. The other Hogarth artworks Soane acquired were the four canvases of the Humours of an Election purchased at closeout at Christie’s from David Garrick’s dowager for £1,732, 10s in June 1823.Architectural drawings and models:- Soane has collected more than 30000 architectural drawings for his museum. There are drawings which Soane had its own designs, out of all of them the most notable is the Joseph gandy which is also shown in the image