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07 August 2009

1910 – The Indian Museum, London

Architect: Robert Fellowes Chisholm

28 July 2009

1900 – Passmore Edwards Museum, West Ham, London

Architect: Gibson & Russell Perspective View including ground & gallery plans published in The Building News, October 19th 1900. John Passmore Edwards (1823~1911) was a Victorian philanthropist, publisher and social reformer. He was...

22 July 2009

1891 – South Kensington Museum Competition, London

Architect: Aston Webb Published in The Building News, August 14th 1891.

22 July 2009

1891 – South Kensington Museum Competition, London

22 July 2009

1891 – South Kensington Museum Competition, London

Architect: T.G. Jackson

20 July 2009

1880 – Natural History Museum, Kensington, London

Architect: Alfred Waterhouse Previously a section of the British Museum, Richard Owen, who was appointed Superintendent of the collection in 1856 wanted to expand the museum. Land in South Kensington was purchased, and...

14 July 2009

1905 – The Sheffield Public Museum & Mappin Art Gallery, Yorkshire

Architect: Gibbs & Flockton Panoramic perspective view published in The Building News, February 3rd 1905.

08 July 2009

1860 – Oxford University Museum, Oxfordshire

Architect: Deane & Woodward The neo-Gothic building, one of the finest in Britain, was designed by the Irish architects Thomas Newenham Deane and Benjamin Woodward. Directly influenced by the writings of critic John...

29 June 2009

1877 – Charles Museum, Maidstone, Kent

Architect: Hubert Bensted In 1855 Thomas Charles, a local doctor and antiquarian, left his collections of art and antiquities to Maidstone Borough Council. The Council acquired Charles’s house, Chillington Manor,from his executors and...

29 June 2009

1873 – Free Library & Museum, Blackburn, Lancashire

Architect: Woodzell & Collcutt Selected design after an architectural competition. Published in The Building News, January 3rd 1873.