Preliminary studies for the upper part (clock face & turret) of the clock tower, Houses of Parliament, Palace of Westminster, London: elevations, in one the turret shown only in outline

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RIBApix ref no RIBA98112
Architect/DesignerBarry, Sir Charles (1795-1860)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1858
Image Date1840
ViewExterior
StyleGothic Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferenceSA74/7(1)
OrientationPortrait
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: These drawings are developments of Barry's original 1836 competition design. It is not known what happened to the drawings with which Barry won the competition. 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.

Subject tags

parliament buildings, decorative stonework, clock towers