Soane’s drawing of designs for the ceiling of the new State Dining Room at 10 Downing Street

Soane and Downing Street

Soane Drawings Cataloguer Tom Drysdale has been cataloguing Sir John Soane’s designs for alterations to numbers 10, 11 and 12 Downing Street, and his research saw him visit the famous 'No. 10' to see what remains of Soane's work. Here he discusses one of the more intriguing drawings in the Soane Museum’s collections

Posted on 21 October 2013 in Looking at Drawings
Photograph of 11 St James’s Square taken in September 2013

Adam’s London: Then and Now - 11 St James’s Square

Over the coming months Dr Frances Sands will introduce you to various London townhouses designed by Robert and James Adam in 'Adam’s London: Then and Now'. The series will look at the history of the buildings, their patrons, and what the Adam brothers had envisaged for them, as well as showing what has become of the buildings since.

Posted on 19 September 2013 in Looking at Drawings

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