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Founders of the Royal Institute of British Architects


10 People in sitter grouping:

Originally named the Royal Institute for British Architects in London, the institute was established by a group of prominent architects in 1834 for 'the general advancement of Civil Architecture and for promoting and facilitating the acquirement of the knowledge of the various arts and sciences connected therewith'. By 1837, a Royal Charter was passed under King William IV and by 1892 London had been removed from the institute's title. The institute moved to its purpose built and current location in Portland Place, London in 1934. The institute has developed as a regional organisational with a professional body of over 40,000 members worldwide. It continues to provide training, support, and seeks to improve the quality and design of homes, public buildings and communities.

Edward Blore

Edward Blore

1787-1879
Architect and antiquary
Sitter in 1 portrait | Artist associated with 5 portraits
Decimus Burton

Decimus Burton

1800-1881
Architect
Sitter in 3 portraits
Thomas Leverton Donaldson

Thomas Leverton Donaldson

1795-1885
Architect
Sitter in 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

James Elmes

1782-1862
Artist associated with 1 portrait
No individual image available for this person

John Goldicutt

1793-1842
Artist associated with 1 portrait
Joseph Gwilt

Joseph Gwilt

1784-1863
Architect and archaeologist
Sitter in 1 portrait
Sir John Rennie Jr

Sir John Rennie Jr

1794-1874
Civil engineer; second son of engineer John Rennie Sr
Sitter in 1 portrait

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