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Creator:
Hopper, Thomas, 1776-1856.
Title:
A letter to Lord Viscount Melbourne, on the rebuilding of the Royal Exchange. By Thomas Hopper, architect.
Published/Created:
London, John Weale, Architectural Library, 1839.
Physical Description:
14 p. fold. plan, 3 fold. plates. 23 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
NA2350 G6 H6
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
BAC : Plates lithographed by A. Friedel.
BAC : Text printed by G. Woodfall.
BAC : Plates drawn on stone by T.G. Dalton.
Largely a discussion of architectural competitions in general, and of that for the new Post Office, 1820, in particular. The author accuses Sir Robert Smirke of appropriating some elements of his designs for that competition.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Competitions.
Post Office, London.
Royal Exchange (London, England)
Smirke, Robert, Sir, 1781-1867.
Contributors:
Melbourne, William Lamb, Viscount, 1779-1848.
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