Watt Institution and Greenock Library, Union Street, Greenock: interior view of the library showing Chantrey's statue of James Watt

RIBApix ref no RIBA85219
Architect/DesignerBlore, Edward (1787-1879)
Chantrey, Sir Francis Legatt (1781-1841)
CountryUK: Scotland
CityGreenock
Subject Date1846
Image Date1830
ViewInterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumPrint
Library ReferenceSC193/67
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The library was erected to Blore's designs by James Watt to house the statue of his father by Chantry and the books of the Greenock public library (1837). The wings of the library were added when sufficient money had been raised (1846).

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libraries