Design for Somerset House, Strand, London: design for an arched doorway with a blocked Ionic order

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RIBApix ref no RIBA21400
Architect/DesignerChambers, Sir William (1723-1796)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1796
Image Date1700
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSC65/1(31)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: See RIBA21379 for a later copy of this drawing. Chambers began the planning and design of Somerset House in 1776 and worked on it until his death.

Subject tags

government buildings, entrances, doors