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PRESS RELEASE: 11 June 2012

Let the games begin – cultural Olympiad brings inspirational exhibition to Sir John Soane’s Museum

London Olympic Stadium designed by Populous ©LOCOG

London Olympic Stadium designed by Populous ©LOCOG

 Stadium in a desert climate ©Populous

Stadium in a desert climate ©Populous

Soane Office, Royal Academy lecture Drawing, Plan of the Colosseum, Rome, pen and pencil, and watercolour, SM 23/2/1

Soane Office, Royal Academy lecture Drawing, Plan of the Colosseum, Rome, pen and pencil, and watercolour, SM 23/2/1

Hieronymous Cock, The Colosseum, Design for an Engraved View, c.1550, SM 114/30

Hieronymous Cock, The Colosseum, Design for an Engraved View, c.1550, SM 114/30

Piranesi

Piranesi "Le Antichita Romane" Frontispiece, vol.II

Credit: All images should be credited "Courtesy of the Trustees of Sir John Soane's Museum" unless otherwise stated