House of Commons, Palace of Westminster, London: the debating chamber with galleries supported by slender iron pillars, adorned with Corinthian capitals and sconces
|Architect/Designer||Wren, Sir Christopher (1632-1723)|
|Artist/Photographer||Pugin, Augustus Charles (c. 1769-1832) | Rowlandson, Thomas (1756-1827)|
|Library Reference||EW E.e.315/1|
|Subject||Columns ; Parliament buildings ; Balconies ; Capitals ; Politicians|
SOURCE: R. Ackermann. The Microcosm of London (London, 1835), vol. I, pl. 21 NOTES: In the reign of Queen Anne, Wren was commissioned to build galleries in the chamber, the former St Stephen's Chapel, to accomodate the new Scottish members.
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