Designs for a temple to Shakespeare and a triumphal arch

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RIBApix ref no RIBA82380
Architect/DesignerHardwick, Thomas (1752-1829)
Artist/PhotographerHardwick, Thomas (1752-1829)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1769
Image Date1769
ViewExterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/322 f.4
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This drawing comes from an album entitled by Thomas Hardwick 'Sketches of sundry buildings already executed and original designs on varied subjects', which he commenced in 1773. Hardwick exhibited a drawing 'Design for a triumphal arch' at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 1774 (no. 117) to which one of these drawings possibly relates.

Subject tags

garden buildings, domes, triumphal arches