The Architectural History of the University of Cambridge and of the Colleges of Cambridge and Eton, Volume 4: The Architectural Drawings

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Robert Willis' monumental architectural history of the University of Cambridge, first published in 1886 in a revised and extended edition by his nephew J. W. Clark, was hailed as 'one of the most important contributions to the social and intellectual history of England which has ever been made by a Cambridge man.' These fully illustrated volumes are here reprinted in their entirety, with a modern introduction by Professor David Watkin. Although Willis and Clark has always been recognised by those interested ...

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Overview

Robert Willis' monumental architectural history of the University of Cambridge, first published in 1886 in a revised and extended edition by his nephew J. W. Clark, was hailed as 'one of the most important contributions to the social and intellectual history of England which has ever been made by a Cambridge man.' These fully illustrated volumes are here reprinted in their entirety, with a modern introduction by Professor David Watkin. Although Willis and Clark has always been recognised by those interested generally in the conservation of buildings and in the historic development of architectural style and taste, its unique collection of over three hundred plans, antique and specially commissioned engravings is alone sufficient to make this an indispensable work of reference on Cambridge architecture before the onset of the modern age.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780521147217
  • Publisher: Cambridge University Press
  • Publication date: 10/31/2009
  • Pages: 144
  • Product dimensions: 6.70 (w) x 9.60 (h) x 0.40 (d)

Table of Contents

1. Town of Cambridge; 2. Peterhouse: site and buildings; 3. Peterhouse: buildings; 4. Clare Hall: buildings; 5. Clare Hall: copy of ancient plan; 6. Pembroke College: site and buildings; 7. Pembroke College: buildings of the Principal Court previous to 1870; 8. Gonville and Caius College: site and buildings; 9. Trinity Hall: site and buildings; 10. Corpus Christi College: site and buildings; 11. Eton College: site and buildings; 12. Eton College: school-yard and cloister; 13. King's College: site and buildings; 14. King's College: chapel; 15. Queen's College: site and buildings; 16. St Catharine's Hall: site and buildings; 17. Jesus College: buildings; 18. Christ's College: site and buildings; 19. St John's College: site and buildings; 20. St John's College: site on the west side of the River Cam; 21. St John's College: old chapel; 22. Magdalene College: site and buildings; 23. Trinity College: site; 24. Trinity College: buildings; 25. Emmanuel College: site and buildings; 26. Sidney Sussex College: site and buildings; 27. Schools, Senate House, Library: buildings; 28. Schools and Library: first and ground floor; 29. New museums for Natural Science: buildings.

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