Section Through Museum. 1827 Numbers 12, 13 & 14 Lincoln's Inn Fields Ground Floor Plan Of Numbers 12, 13 & 14 Lincoln's Inn Fields (The Museum Is Outlined In Black) Portrait Of Soane Aged 75 By Sir Thomas Lawrence

About this talk

Running time: 22 minutes

On the first Saturday of every month, the late Sir John Summerson himself used to conduct visitors round Sir John Soane's Museum, the museum over which he lovingly presided as curator for over three decades.

This talk is an edited version of one of his guided tours, with photographs specially taken by John Donat (see Architecture Through The Lens), Britain's number one architectural photographer.

Sir John Summerson is the author of definitive books on Soane, John Nash, Wren, Georgian London, and architecture in Britain. He was awarded Britain's Royal Gold Medal for services to architecture in 1976.

In addition, in Nash's London he discusses Nash's influence on the London we know today.

Please note that a transcript of this talk is available - please contact us for further details.

Sir John Summerson

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