Library, Royal Academy of Arts, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London, looking towards Gibson's sculpture, 'Wounded Warrior'
|Architect/Designer||Cadbury-Brown, Henry Thomas (1913-2009)|
|Gibson, John (1790-1866)|
|Artist/Photographer||Charles, Martin (1940-2012)|
|Library Reference||MC F 110289c|
|Credit||Martin Charles / RIBA Collections|
|Subject||Bookcases ; Furniture ; Libraries ; Art galleries ; Sculpture ; Societies' buildings|
NOTES: Cadbury-Brown designed a new home for the Royal Academy's library in what had been the Gibson Gallery in a Victorian addition to Burlington House of 1866. Originally designed to exhibit the work of John Gibson RA, the redesigned space provides bookshelves on the main level and a gallery in addition to reading room and staff desks. The sculpture is placed in front of the staircase up to the gallery. See RIBA13406 for a black and white version of this image.
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