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Observations on the plans for the new Houses of Parliament / by one of the commissioners, appointed by the Crown in the year 1835, to examine the designs of the architects competing for the honour of rebuilding them, who selected plan 64, (with the emblem of a portcullis,) which selection received the approbation of the King, and subsequently the sanction of both Houses of Parliament.
Additional Title(s):
New Houses of Parliament
[London : s.n., 1835?]
Physical Description:
19, [1] p., [9] leaves of plates ([7] folded) : ill., plans ; 35 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA687.W6 O27 1835+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Printed cover title: New Houses of Parliament.
By the commissioner Charles Hanbury-Tracy, 1st Lord Sudely of Toddlington. Lord Sudeley was much peturbed by the architect's, Sir Charles Barry, alterations to the Royal Route to the House of Lords, particularly the position of the Royal Staircase and Robing Room. He gave several plans suggesting alternatives.
Lithographs by Day & Haghe.
BAC: British Art Center copy in original tan paper wrappers. Includes an added lithograph: "Suggestions, for an alteration of the exterior of the buildings adjoining Westminster Hall ... drawn by Phillip Wyatt from a sketch by Lt. Colonel F. Trench. Drawn on stone by J.D. Harding. Printed by C. Hullmandel." Printed on india paper, with overlay showing alternatives, and a quarto leaf of explanatory letterpress attached.
Subject Terms:
Barry, Charles, Sir, 1795-1860.
Day & Haghe -- Printer.
Westminster Palace (London, England) -- History.
Lithographs -- 1835.
Lithographs -- Hand-colored -- 1835.
Sudeley, Charles Hanbury-Tracy, Baron, 1778-1858, attributed name.
Day & Haghe, lithographer.

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