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Gilbert Blount trained with Salvin NOT Smirke

The architect, Gilbert Blount, actually trained with Salvin rather than Smirke … Many biographical dictionaries, including Wikipedia, state that Gilbert Blount trained in the office of Sidney Smirke. In fact, Blount … Continue reading

September 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gilbert Blount: An architect through his diaries

GILBERT BLOUNT: AN ARCHITECT THROUGH HIS DIARIES BY PHILIPPA HUNTER To be continued and the footnotes added   An overshadowed architect, seen through the eyes of his diaries and correspondence. Gilbert … Continue reading

May 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

Gilbert Blount – A Miscellany

Gilbert Robert Blount (1819-1876), Architect See also the more recent blogs: Gilbert Blount: An architect through his diaries In “Architects and Sculptors”:  https://wp.me/p4BX9P-2f8 Gilbert Blount trained with Salvin NOT Smirke:  https://wp.me/p4BX9P-2J8Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 1 Comment