View showing house, conservatory and new wing with observatory in parkland setting, Orwell Park, Nacton, near Ipswich, for George Tomline: perspective

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RIBApix ref no RIBA125935
Architect/DesignerAnderson, John Macvicar (1835-1915)
Burn, William (1789-1870)
CountryUK: England
Subject Date1873
Image Date1872
Library ReferenceDR122/3
Colour / B&W Colour
Credit RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: William Burn was employed by George Tomline to remodel Orwell Park during the 1850s and 1860s. Following Burn's death in 1870, John Macvicar Anderson designed the Orwell Park Observatory as an extension to the mansion in collaboration with the civil engineer Wilfred Airy. The drawing shown here was made after Burn's death. This is possibly the perspective exhibited at the Royal Academy of Arts, London, in 1872 by John MacVicar Anderson (no. 1190 Orwell Park, near Ipswich).

Subject tags

observatories, country houses, domes, glasshouses