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Royal Exchange (London, England). Joint Committee for Gresham Affairs
Royal Exchange : report to the Court of Common Council from the Royal-Exchange and Gresham Trusts Committee : presented 23d January, 1845.
Additional Title(s):
Report to the Court of Common Council from the Royal-Exchange and Gresham Trusts Committee
[London] : [s.n.], [1845]
Physical Description:
4, 223, [1] p., [4], 4 leaves of plates : ill., plans ; 34 cm.
Rare Books and Manuscripts
DA687.R8 R47 1845+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Collection
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Copyright Status:
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BAC: British Art Center copy bound in contemporary black half morocco and marbled boards. Inscribed: Given me by W. Frodsham, July 13,1845. BLG.
Original report for the holding of the open competition for designs for the new Royal Exchange building, for which 38 designs were submitted (exhibited in Mercers Hall). The assessors were Sir Robert Smirke, Joseph Gwilt and Robert Hardwick. Among those who submitted designs were C.R. Cockerell, James Pennythorne, and T.L. Donaldson. The premiums were awarded to William Grellier, Alexis de Chateauneuf, Arthur Mee, and Sydney Smirke. However the building was eventurally erected to the design of William Tite.
Subject Terms:
Architecture -- Competitions -- Great Britain.
Architecture, Domestic -- England -- London.
BLG -- Pres. insc. from W. Frodsham, July 13, 1845.
Frodsham, W. -- Pres. insc. to BLG, July 13, 1845.
Historic buildings -- England -- London.
Royal Exchange (London, England) -- Designs and plans.
Lithographs -- 1845.
Engravings -- 1845.
Medal engravings.

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