Papers of Sir Aston Webb, comprising general correspondence relating to Imperial College buildings, 1908-1920.
WEBB, Sir Aston (1849-1930)
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- ReferenceGB 98 B/WEBB
- Dates of Creation1908-1920
- Name of Creator
- Language of MaterialEnglish
- Physical Description1 file
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Administrative / Biographical History
Born, London,1849; President, Architectural Association, 1884; President, Royal Institute of British Architects, 1902-1904; Knighted, 1904; Royal Gold medallist, Architecture, English, 1905, American, 1907; President, Royal Academy, 1919; works included Buckingham Palace, Admiralty Arch, Victoria and Albert Museum, Royal College of Science and Imperial College; died, 1930. Publications: include: London of the Future editor (London, 1921).
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