Contract drawing for the House of Commons, Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, London: plans, elevations and sections of new ceiling for the chamber

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RIBApix ref no RIBA94018
Architect/DesignerBarry, Sir Charles (1795-1860)
Artist/PhotographerBarry, Sir Charles (1795-1860)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1858
Image Date1848
StyleGothic Revival
Library ReferenceSA54/11
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: These drawings, presented in 1938 by Caryl Arthur Ransome Barry (Barry’s great-grandson), would appear to be those kept by the family to prove Barry's authorship of the design in the dispute between his heirs and those of A. W. N. Pugin. A label, which was once attached to this drawing, states: 'N.B. This drawing is entirely by Sir C. Barry and is his original design from which the working drawings for the alteration of the House of Commons ceiling were made by me, although it has been incorrectly stated that it was made by another. E.[dward] M.[iddleton] B.[arry]Ap. 186-."

Subject tags

parliament buildings, ceilings