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1759 in architecture

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1759 in architecture

The year 1759 in architecture involved some significant architectural events and new buildings.

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Events

  • Work begins on Harewood House in Yorkshire, England, designed by John Carr and Robert Adam.
  • Buildings completed

  • Dumfries House in Scotland, designed by Robert Adam.
  • West front of Trinity College, Dublin (Ireland) on College Green, designed by Henry Keene and John Sanderson.
  • Royal Palace of Riofrío in Spain, designed by Virgilio Rabaglio.
  • Births

  • January 21 - François Baillairgé, French Canadian architect, painter and sculptor (died 1830)
  • May 20 - William Thornton, physician, inventor, painter and architect, first Architect of the Capitol (died 1828)
  • Deaths

  • date unknown - Carlo Francesco Dotti, Bolognese architect (born 1828)
  • References

    1759 in architecture Wikipedia


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