Designs for East India House, Leadenhall Street, City of London: design for the chimneypiece in the Committee Room of Shipping executed in white marble

RIBApix ref no RIBA41464
Architect/DesignerHolland, Henry (1745-1806)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1800
Image Date1800
ViewInterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceVOS/78 f.45 verso
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: With more space being required the East India Company acquired the buildings either side of their existing headquarters in the 1790s, planning to reface their existing building and extend to either side. The Company Surveyor, Richard Jupp, was in charge of the work and at the time was thought to be the designer, but the elevation had been provided by Henry Holland and after Jupp's death in April 1799 Holland completed the building. This drawing is part of a volume of 101 leaves containing details of interior decoration, chiefly chimneypieces and mouldings, compiled in Holland's office after 1801.

Subject tags

office buildings, marble, mantelpieces