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Designs for Montpellier Rotunda (or Pump Room) and for alterations and additions, Montpellier Spa, Cheltenham, for Henry Thompson Esq.: unexecuted design for newly exposed side elevation to the 'New Gloucester Road' (Lansdown Place)

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Papworth, John Buonarotti (1775-1847)
NOTES: Montpellier Spa Long Room and colonnade were built in 1817 to designs by George Allen Underwood and in 1825-1826 J. B. Papworth added the Rotunda, inspired by the Pantheon in Rome. Today the Montpellier Rotunda is a bank. Lansdown Place was laid out around 1825-1827.

Brill's Baths, East Street and Pool Valley, Brighton: interior perspective of the circular Gentlemen's Bath

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Scott, Sir George Gilbert (1811-1878)
SOURCE: Civil Engineer & Architect's Journal, vol. XXIX, 1866 Nov. 1, pl. 38 NOTES: BrillÔÇÖs Baths opened in August 1869 with its focus the circular GentlemenÔÇÖs Bath, a heated sea water swimming pool 65 feet in diameter. The Baths also provided cold water baths, vapour baths, medicinal douche baths, reading room, billiard room and barber shop. In the early 1860s Brill had opened next door on East Street a Swimming Bath for Ladies also using heated sea water. BrillÔÇÖs Baths were demolished in 1929 to be replaced by a cinema.

Pantheon, Piazza della Rotonda, Rome

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SOURCE: Giovanni Battista Piranesi. Le Antichita Romane (Rome, 1756), vol. I, pl. XIIII, fig. II

Study of the Pantheon, Roma: detail of entablature

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NOTES: This drawing is numbered XIII/1 recto in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. The drawing is by Raffaello Sanzio, otherwise known as Raphael. Palladio is known to have owned drawings by other architects, although none can now be identified and it is tempting to believe that this drawing by Raphael might have belonged to Palladio and was acquired by Inigo Jones with other 16th century architectural drawings at the same time as he acqured the Palladio drawings, now almost all of which are in the RIBA's collection

Study of the Pantheon, Rome: details of the elevation of the upper storey of the interior and the cornice of the lower storey

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NOTES: This drawing is numbered XIII/1 verso in the Burlington-Devonshire Collection. The drawing is by Raffaello Sanzio, otherwise known as Raphael. Palladio is known to have owned drawings by other architects, although none can now be identified and it is tempting to believe that this drawing by Raphael might have belonged to Palladio and was acquired by Inigo Jones with other 16th century architectural drawings at the same time as he acqured the Palladio drawings, now almost all of which are in the RIBA's collection.

Preliminary design for an anatomical theatre, College of Physicians, Amen Corner, London: plan, part elevation and section, with scale

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Jones, Inigo (1573-1652)
NOTES: This drawing formed part of Lord Burlington's sequence of Palladio drawings. The College of Physicians stood at Amen Corner in Westminster until the Great Fire of London in 1666 and became known as the Royal College of Physicians in 1674.

Tempietto, San Pietro in Montorio, Rome

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Bramante, Donato (1444-1514)
SOURCE: Il terzo libro di Sebastiano Serlio Bolognese (Venice, 1544), p. XLVIII
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