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Somerset House, Strand, London: the former Royal Academy Great Room

RIBA Ref No RIBA145235
Architect/DesignerChambers, Sir William (1723-1796)
Green Lloyd Architects
Artist/PhotographerCharles, Martin (1940-2012)
CountryUK: England
CityLondon
Subject Date1796
Image Date1990
ViewInterior
StyleNeoclassical
MediumNegative
Library ReferenceMC Unreferenced
OrientationPortrait
Colour InfoColour
CreditMartin Charles / RIBA Collections
SubjectConversion of buildings ; Public buildings ; Government buildings ; Art galleries ; Educational buildings ; Restoration
NOTES: Somerset House was designed by Sir William Chambers 1776-1796. The north wing was built in 1776-1780. In 1989 this was converted into a new home for the Courtauld Institute of Art by Green Lloyd Architects, which included the provision of galleries for the Courtauld collection and teaching spaces. See RIBA145231 for a black and white version of this image.
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