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Author: John Summerson
ISBN: 0904929272
Language: English
Pages: 72 pages
Category: Architecture
Publisher: Royal Commission on Historical Monuments; illustrated edition edition (May 1991)
Rating: 4.2
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The National Buildings Record, now part of the National Monuments Record, was born in 1941.

The National Buildings Record, now part of the National Monuments Record, was born in 1941. It contains 2 million images of all aspects of English architecture, from 14th century cathedrals to the tower blocks of 1991. This book traces the history of the National Buildings Record.

Fifty Years of the National Buildings Record, 1941-91. 0904929272 (ISBN13: 9780904929270). Librarian note: There is more than one author in the GoodReads database with this name.

National Bibliography Number: GB91-16055. The administration of the site is not responsible for the content of the site. The data of catalog based on open source database. All rights are reserved by their owners. International Standard Book Number (ISBN): 0904929272 (cased) :, £1. 5. Download book 50 years of the National Buildings Record,1941-1991, with an introduction by Sir John Summerson.

His mission brought him to the National Buildings Record in 1941, a. .

His mission brought him to the National Buildings Record in 1941, a professional, largely voluntary organization dedicated to photographing London landmarks before they were destroyed by bombs during World War II, when German aircraft inflicted heavy damage on the city. In 1944 Summerson was appointed a member of the Listed Buildings Committee, a government agency that designated certain public or private properties as protected because of their architectural, historical, or cultural importance. Several years later Summerson penned another essay for the newspaper, in which he wrote about the coming European Architectural Heritage Year of 1975.

John Summerson was educated at Harrow and University College London .

John Summerson was educated at Harrow and University College London, where he gained a bachelor's degree in 1928.

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Records of the Public Buildings Service, National Archives). Congress appointed the Department of the Treasury to carry out the plan. In 1930 Mellon selected New York Architect John Russell Pope to design the National Archives Building. The building's exterior took more than four years to finish and required an array of workers ranging from sculptors and model makers to air-conditioning contractors and structural-steel workers.

a record of fifty years' achievement. Country buildings, by Basil Oliver. Town buildings, by John Summerson. Appendix: The work of the National Trust, by . Published 1946 by . Batsford in London Country buildings, by Basil Oliver. Historic shrines, by John Russell. Nature reserves, by Sir . Maps on lining-papers. First published summer, 1945. Related epub fb2 eBooks: London's Bridges (National Monuments Record photographic archives record). Yesterday's Gardens (National Monuments Record photographic archives).

Sir John Newenham Summerson CH CBE (25 November 1904 – 10.

Sir John Newenham Summerson CH CBE (25 November 1904 – 10 November 1992) was one of the leading British architectural historians of the 20th century. He was curator of Sir John Soane's Museum from 1945 to 1984. He was Slade Professor of Fine Art at the University of Oxford for 1958–59.

The National Buildings Record, now part of the National Monuments Record, was born in 1941. It contains 2 million images of all aspects of English architecture, from 14th century cathedrals to the tower blocks of 1991. This book traces the history of the National Buildings Record.