Competition designs for the General Post Office, St Martin's le Grand, City of London

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RIBApix ref no RIBA68889
Architect/DesignerHopper, Thomas (1776-1856)
Smirke, Sir Robert (1780-1867)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1829
Image Date1820
Library ReferenceSC131/6
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: Thomas Hopper complained that Sir Robert Smirke appropriated some elements of his own designs in Smirke's designs for the completed building.

Subject tags

porticos, colonnades, post offices