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Block plan and survey drawings for the reconstruction of the Schunk Laboratory at Owens College (now Manchester University), Manchester: basement, ground and first floor plans

RIBA Ref No RIBA92462
CountryUK: England
CityManchester
Subject Date1871
Image Date1871
ViewPlan
StyleGothic Revival
MediumDrawing
Library ReferencePA1930/WATA[94](406)
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditRIBA Collections
SubjectUniversity buildings
NOTES: Dr. Henry Edward Schunck [Schunk], a noted chemist, built himself a private laboratory in the grounds of his home in Kersal (Salford). At his death in 1903 he bequeathed over +é-ú20,000 and his entire laboratory and its contents to the University. The laboratory was carefully demolished and reconstructed on the University site. This drawing is most probably a drawing from the office of the original architect of the building or from the Owens College archive and was supplied to Waterhouse's office for use in the reconstruction.
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