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1861

01 February 2013

1861 – Villa, Worcester, Massachusetts

Architect: Calvert Vaux Designed for local merchant, Henry H. Chamberlain. From The Building News, August 2 1861: “THIS building is a good example of the prevailing style of Villa architecture in the Eastern...

01 February 2013

1861 – Shop, The Strand, London

Architect: John Barnett From The Building News: “THE building, 31, Strand, of which we give an illustration on another page, is Elizabethan, of red brick, with Portland cement dressings, with a frontage to...

31 January 2013

1861 – Design for private chapel for Emperor, St. Petersburg, Russia

Published in The Building News, with the rather snide commentary: “WE give on another page an illustration of the Private Chapel of the Emperor of All the Russias. It is interesting as showing...

31 January 2013

1861 – Volunteer Drill Hall, Bradford, Yorkshire

Architect: Andrews & Delaunay From The Building News: “THE accompanying is a view of the drill-room about to be built for the Sth West York Rifle Volunteers at Bradford, on land leased to...

30 January 2013

1861 – St. Michael’s Church, Cornhill, London

Architect: George Gilbert Scott St Michael, Cornhill was the site ofa medieval parish church, which was lost in the Great Fire of London, and replaced by the present building, traditionally attributed to Sir...

01 January 2013

1861 – Villa, Newburgh, New York

Architect: Calvert Vaux From The Building News: “THIS design was prepared and executed for a gentleman of Newburgh, by Calvert Vaux, E»q., architect. It is situated in a street running parallel with the...

21 December 2012

1861 – Metropolitan Tabernacle, Elephant & Castle, London

Architect: William Wilmer Pocock A Baptist Tabernacle built by the renowned 19th century preacher Charles Haddon Spurgeon. The original building was burned down in 1898, leaving just the front portico and basement intact,...

20 December 2012

1861 – Church of the Holy Cross, Tramore, Co. Waterford

Architect: J.J. McCarthy The interior of this fine gothic revival church has been completely vandalised by the movement interpreting the Vatican II guidelines. Instead of fine marble fittings, the interior has a rough...

10 December 2012

1861 – Provincial Exhibition Buildings & Museum, Montreal, Quebec

Architect: J.W. Hopkins Published in The Building News, July 27 1860. Constructed on Rue St. Catherine as a temporary structure for an exhibition of manufacturing. Described as “The form of that portion of...