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Neidpath Castle, near Peebles

RIBA14637
NOTES: The castle was originally built at the end of the 14th century and remodelled in the 16th. The gateway dates from c. 1670.

Crathes Castle

RIBA16522
SOURCE: R.W.Billings. The baronial and ecclesiastical antiquities of Scotland (Edinburgh, 1845-1852), vol. 1

Derby House, Grosvenor Square, London: the third drawing room

RIBA16695
Adam, Robert (1728-1792)
SOURCE: Robert & James Adam. The Works in architecture of Robert and James Adam (London, 1778 [i.e. 1773]-1779), vol. 2, no. 1, pl. 5 NOTES: Robert Adam was commissioned to decorate the interior of Derby House between 1773 and 1774. The house was demolished in 1862.

A Venetian palazzo: a sectional perspective

RIBA17738
SOURCE: Eugene Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc. Entretiens sur l'architecture (Paris: A. Morel et Cie, 1864), Atlas, pl. 32

Design for a modern French town house

RIBA17739
Viollet-le-Duc, Eugene Emmanuel (1814-1879)
SOURCE: Eugene Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc. Entretiens sur l'architecture (Paris: A. Morel et Cie, 1864), Atlas, pl. 33

Acton Burnell Castle, Shropshire

RIBA19725
SOURCE: William Pearson. A Selection of antiquities in the county of Salop (London, 1824), pl. IV NOTES: This copy of the book is a new edition of the original volume, published in 1807. The etched views present in the first edition were reprinted without change. This semi-fortified tower house was built between 1284 and 1293 by Bishop Burnell, Edward I's Lord Chancellor. It was abandoned by the mid-17th century.

Palazzo Massimi alle Colonne, Corso Vittorio Emanuele II, Rome: detail of the hall frieze and ceiling

RIBA22669
Peruzzi, Baldassarre (1481-1536)
NOTES: In 1905, while attending the Glasgow School of Architecture, Whitelaw won the Alexander Thomson travelling scholarship and spent a year in Spain and Italy.
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