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Design (unexecuted) for the chimney side of the great dining-room at Cumberland House, Pall Mall

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Description: The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors
A few months in the stimulating atmosphere of Rome in 1755 brought this truth home to Robert Adam and made him decide, then and there, to aim for an ‘English establishment’, a practice in London, when he returned from abroad. The importance of this decision cannot be overestimated. It put quite a different complexion on Adam’s three years in Rome: it drove and directed his...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
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