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Design Adopted by the Council for the Univerity of London.
Design Adopted by the Council for the Univerity of London.
William Wilkins, M.A. R.A. Arch.t 1826. Printed by C. Hullmandel.
Lithograph. Sheet 260 x 320mm (10¼ x 12½"). mss 'D' added top right, some soiling.
The designs by William Wilkins RA (1778-1839) for the main building of what is now University College London. Work was started in 1827 but funds ran out in 1829; his design was not completed until 1985, 150 years after the foundations were laid. Wilkins was also a classical scholar and archaeologist, who tour of the Mediterranean influenced his designs. Between 1832 and 1838 he designed the National Gallery in Trafalgar Square; in 1837 he became Professor of Architecture at the Royal Academy, succeding Sir John Soane.
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