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Design for the ceiling of the circular banqueting-room in the Record Tower at Alnwick Castle

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Description: The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors
~The restoration of Alnwick Castle in Northumberland (pls 124, 125) as the northern seat of the Percys was well on the way towards completion when Adam succeeded James Paine as architect in 1769. It was begun in 1750 by the new Earl of Northumberland, Sir Hugh Smithson, who had recently succeeded to...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
Related print edition pages: pp.84-93

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