Observations on the plans and elevations designed by James Wyatt, architect, for Downing College, Cambridge : in a letter to Francis Annesley / by Thomas Hope.
- Additional Title(s):
Observations, &c. &c. &c.
- London : Printed by D. N. Shury, Berwick Street, Soho, London, 1804.
- Physical Description:
- 35,  p. ; 22 cm.
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- Copyright Status:
- Copyright Not Evaluated
- A very critical response to Wyatt's Roman Doric design. The eventual winning (Greek Doric) design would be submitted by William Wilkins. For the present critique, Hope was excluded from the Royal Academy dinner of 28 April 1804. Cf. British Architectural Library.
Half-title: Observations, &c. &c. &c.
Other copies issued with a folding advertisment leaf for: A collection of poems entitled Hope's Garland.
British Architectural Library. Early printed books, 1478-1840, 1548
BAC: British Art Center copy has bound with it: Hope's garland: on a letter addressed to Francis Annesley by Thomas Hope, 8 p. in manuscript. Bound in quarter morocco and marbled boards.
- Subject Terms:
- Annesley, Francis, fl. 1744.Architecture -- England -- Cambridge.Cambridge (England) -- Building, structures, etc.Downing College (University of Cambridge) -- Buildings.Shury, D.N. -- Printer.University of Cambridge -- Buildings.Wyatt, James, 1746-1813.
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Hope, Thomas, 1770?-1831, Observations on the plans and elevations designed by James Wyatt, architect, for Downing College, Cambridge , 1804
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