Robert Adam, artist and architect his works and his system by Percy Fitzgerald

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  • Adam, Robert, -- 1728-1792.

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The substance of lectures delivered at the Society of Arts, the Society of Architects and at the various Architectural Societies: Carlisle, Birmingham, Bath ...and others.

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Robert Adam: artist and architect: his works and his system Percy Hetherington Fitzgerald. RA Collection: Book Record number. Robert Adam (b. Kirkcaldy, Fife ; d. London, England ) Robert Adam was born in Kirkcaldy, Fife in Often considered Scotland's most famous architect, Adam became a leader of classical revival in England for both architecture and interior decoration.

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Robert and James, along with their architect brothers John and William, were the sons of William Adam. He had worked with Sir John Vanburgh on Floors Castle, designed improvements to Hopetoun House, and worked with Sir John Clerk of Penicuik on the design of Mavisbank.

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He led, in particular, all military construction in the North of Britain. Robert was educated at Edinburgh University, who graduated in Since he has worked as assistant to his father. When William Adam died inhis.

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