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12 November 2015

1889 – School, Vicarstown, Co. Laois

Architect: Charles Geoghegan “Our illustration with present number shows a perspective view of the schools recently erected on the Vicarstown Estate, Queen’s County, formerly the property of James Grattan, Esq. They have been...

12 May 2015

1889 – Design for Shah Jahan Mosque, Woking, Surrey

Architect: W.I. Chambers The Shah Jahan Mosque was the first purpose-built mosque in the United Kingdom. Built in Bath and Bargate stone in a indo-saracenic style commissioned by Shah Jahan, Begum of Bhopal...

10 April 2014

1899 – Library & Central Technical Schools, Truro, Cornwall

Architect: Silvanus Trevail The funding of Passmore Edwards led to the construction of firstly the Library, in 1896 and then the adjacent schools in 1899. Buildings funded by Edwards regularly got illustrated in...

02 April 2014

1889 – Nos. 16-17 Suffolk Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Now demolished and replaced with a office building in 1957 for the Friends’ Provident & Century Assurance Co. “With present issue we give a view of 16 and 17 Suffolk-street,...

28 March 2014

1889 – Proposal for Post Office, Dublin

Architect: J. Howard Pentland Unbuilt proposal for District Postal and Telepgraph Office. ” Our illustration is taken from a drawing by Mr. Howard Pentland of the Public Works Department, exhibited at the Royal...

17 March 2014

1889 – Temperance Institute, Lisburn, Co. Antrim

Architect: Young & Mackenzie Alcohol abuse was a big problem in Lisburn at the end of the 19th century. In response some local people formed the Total Abstinence Society in 1886, and the...

19 January 2014

1889 – Sun Insurance Co., Glasgow

Architect: William Leiper Former Sun Fire & Life Insurance Building Corner of West George St. and Renfield St. The former Sun Fire & Life Insurance Building in Glasgow is a category ‘A’ listed...

17 September 2012

1889 – Cassidy Monument, Glasnevin Cemetery, Dublin

Architect: Charles Geoghegan From The Irish Builder: “The contact for the erection of the monument to the late Matthew Cassidty Esq., an illustration of which is given with our present number, has been...

26 April 2012

1889 – No.6 Westmoreland Street, Dublin

Architect: James J. Farrall Rebuilt by the architect James J. Farrall in 1889, who had his own office in one of the upper floors.