General Post Office, St Martin's le Grand, City of London: measured drawings including details of an ionic capital and a section of the pediment cornice

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RIBApix ref no RIBA20719
Architect/DesignerSmirke, Sir Robert (1780-1867)
Artist/PhotographerBurchell, Stephen George (1806-1897)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1829
Image Date1828
ViewExterior
StyleClassical Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA28/4(1)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: The drawing's annotation explains that this design was awarded a Silver Medal in 1828. This building was constructed in 1824-1829 and demolished in 1912.

Subject tags

capitals, decorative stonework, post offices