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06 July 2009

A tour of Eileen Gray’s hideaway

This year might be called The Year of Eileen Gray. In February, the Dragon armchair made by the Anglo-Irish decorator, designer and architect in 1917 became the most costly chair in history, when...

06 July 2009

1901 – Town Hall, Lenox, Massachusetts

Architect: From a 1908 postcard.

06 July 2009

1905 – Public Baths & Wash-Houses, South Shields, Northumberland

Architect: J.H. Morton

06 July 2009

1906 – Alnwick Infirmary, Northumberland

Architect: J. Wightman Douglas & Boyd & Groves

06 July 2009

1882 – Evangelical Protestant Deconesses Institution & Training Hospital, Tottenham, London

Architect: Edward C. Robins In 1865 a Dr Laseron decided to found a hospital where ladies could be trained to nurse the sick poor. Thus, the Evangelical Protestant Deaconesses’ Institution and Training Hospital...

06 July 2009

1905 – New Shipping Offices, Cockspur Street, London

Architect: Sir Henry Tanner 2nd. Premiated Design

06 July 2009

1905 – Lambeth Municipal Buildings, Brixton Hill, London

Architect: H.P. Burke Downing 2nd. Premiated Design

06 July 2009

1905 – Hotel at Adwick le Street, Yorkshire

Architect: Henry Beck

06 July 2009

Talbert, Bruce J. (1838-81)

Bruce James Talbert was born in 1838 in Dundee, the son of James Talbert, merchant and was educated at Dundee High School. He was articled to Millar, a Dundee woodcarver and commenced business...