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Sandra L. Tatman

African American architect. Born and educated in Philadelphia, Abele was the chief designer in the firm of Horace Trumbauer. Unknown for most of his life, Julian Abele has become renowned as a pioneer African American architect.

Abele attended the Institute for Colored Youth and Brown Preparatory School before enrolling at the Pennsylvania Museum School of Industrial Art, where in ...

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 12 October 1854, in Edinburgh; died 1929, in North Berwick.

Painter (including gouache). Interiors with figures, landscapes, urban landscapes, gardens, urban views, architectural views, interiors, portraits.

Having studied at the Royal Scottish Academy under George Paul Chalmers and MacTaggart, Patrick Adam went on to exhibit at the Royal Scottish Academy at the age of 18 and at the London Royal Academy ...

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in England between 1873 and 1902.

Architect, painter.

Cole Adams handled mainly architectural subjects and exhibited six works at the London Royal Academy in about 1880.

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T. Affleck Greeves

English architect, editor and draughtsman. After completing his articles with H. N. Goulty of Brighton, he became assistant to William Ralph Emerson, and Architect to Brighton Council. Between 1872 and 1923 he was Editor of Building News. He instituted the Building News Designing Club, which enabled young architects to submit designs for his criticism. He contributed largely to the paper’s illustrations, redrawing designs for lithographic reproduction, and covered a wide range of subjects in a skilful and accurate, if somewhat dull, linear style. He also published several architectural books. Through the owner of ...

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German architect, archaeologist and writer. He was one of the leading figures of Berlin’s architectural establishment in the latter half of the 19th century. On completion of his studies in 1852, he was given the prestigious post of Bauleiter at the Neues Museum in Berlin, designed by Friedrich August Stüler. He subsequently became a lecturer and in ...

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English architect and urban planner. The son of a landscape painter, he was apprenticed to an architect in Manchester in 1885. He went to London in 1890, where he built up experience in well-known architectural offices, notably with George Sherrin (d 1909) and ...

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Gordon Campbell

Workshop founded in Bologna in 1898 by the architect Alfonso Rubbiani (1848–1913), modelled on the English Arts and Crafts Movement; its formal name was Società Cooperativa Aemilia Ars. At first the workshop produced a wide range of products, including glass and pottery, but from ...

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 30 May 1855, in Bordeaux; died 12 November 1933, in Caudéran (Bordeaux).

Painter, illustrator. Architectural views.

Daniel Alaux was the grandson of Jean-Paul Alaux, otherwise known as Gentil. He studied under Pierre Victor Galland, and later Léon Bonnat at the École des Beaux-Arts de Paris ...

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British, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 1832; died 1913.

Painter, draughtsman. Landscapes with figures, architectural views.

George Alexander worked as an architect. He exhibited two architectural drawings (portals of a church) and a painting, Far from the Crowd (1897-1899), at the Royal Academy in London....

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French, 19th – 20th century, male.

Draughtsman.

Alig was the nephew of the engraver Marcel-Paul Fleury. He studied architecture at the École des Beaux-Arts in Paris. Between 1908 and 1922, he drew several hundred sketches, now highly valued. The École des Beaux-Arts in Paris has named an annual prize after him....

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British, 19th – 20th century, female.

Draughtsman, designer of ornamental architectural features.

Kate Allen worked in New Cross. She created modern designs for silver ornaments, and her extremely ornate enamel jewellery was greatly appreciated.

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Austrian, 19th – 20th century, male.

Born 16 August 1821, in Vienna; died c. 1914, in Vienna.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist. Landscapes, waterscapes, architectural views.

Franz von Alt was trained by his father, Jacob, who was a landscape painter. He continued his training in portrait painting at the academy of fine art in Vienna, but later devoted himself to painting landscapes and architectural views....

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Mark Firth and Louis Skoler

Silvery white metal. The third most abundant element in the earth’s crust (after oxygen and silicon), aluminium is found only in the form of its compounds, such as alumina or aluminium oxide. Its name is derived from alumen, the Latin name for alum, and in the 18th century the French word ...

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Monica E. Kupfer

Panamanian painter, draughtsman and printmaker. He is known chiefly as the designer of the national flag (1903) of Panama. He studied business administration and had a long career in public office. When Panama became independent in 1903, he became Secretario de Hacienda and in ...

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Canadian, 19th – 20th century, female.

Painter. Landscapes, architectural views.

Montreal (MBA): Our House; Study of Trees; Landscape

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Scottish architect. He was the dominant figure in Scottish architecture during the late Victorian and Edwardian periods. The son of a solicitor, he abandoned legal training in 1852 to begin an architectural career in the office of John Lessels, a leading practitioner in Edinburgh. He studied at the Trustees’ Academy and was influenced by Alexander Christie, director of its School of Design. In ...

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Portuguese, 19th – 20th century, male.

Active in Italy.

Born 1839 or 1843, in Lisbon; died 1915, in Genoa.

Painter, architect. Landscapes.

After a visit to the 1855 Exposition Universelle in Paris, Alfredo d'Andrade settled in Genoa, where he lived for four or five years while studying at the academy of fine art with Tammar Luxoro. Following that, in ...