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Captain Francis Fowke

08 November 2012

1857 – Art Treasures Exhibition Building, Manchester, Lancashire

Architect: Francis Fowke & Edward Salomons A temporary exhibition structure built to hold the ‘Art Treasures of Great Britain” from 5 May to 17 October 1857. The idea for an exhibition in Manchester...

03 July 2012

1862 – International Exhibition, London

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke Held in South Kensington, on a site now occupied by the Natural History Museum. The buildings, which occupied 21 acres, were designed by Captain Francis Fowke of the Royal...

16 February 2010

1864 – National Gallery of Ireland, Merrion Square, Dublin

Architect: Richard Griffith, Charles Lanyon, Captain Francis Fowke, Sir Thomas Manly Deane, Benson + Forsyth The original building was an exact elevational copy of the Natural History Museum by Frederick Clarendon across Leinster...

14 October 2009

1872 – South Kensington Museum, London

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke The original facade of what was to become the Victoria and Albert Museum. Now part of the quadrangle behind Aston Webb’s new building completed in 1909. Fowke’s building was...

02 September 2009

1861 – Royal Museum, Edinburgh

Architect: Captain Francis Fowke Forming the major part of the National Museums of Scotland, the Royal Museum is located in Chambers Street and was designed by Captain Francis Fowke, of the Royal Engineers....