Some account of the buildings designed by Francis Fowke ... for the International exhibition of 1862, Том 1

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Стр. 24 - VICTORIA, by the grace of God, of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland Queen, Defender of the Faith; to all to whom these presents shall come greeting...
Стр. 27 - Roman catholic religion, shall be one body politic and corporate, by the name of " The commissioners of charitable donations and bequests for Ireland...
Стр. 27 - Company," and by that name shall and may sue and be sued, implead and be impleaded, in all courts...
Стр. 35 - IN WITNESS whereof we have caused these our Letters to be made Patent. WITNESS ourself at our Palace at Westminster, this Second day of November, in the 12th year of our Reign. By Writ of Privy Seal, EDMUNDS, ( LS SUPPLEMENTAL CHARTER FEBRUARY 10TH, 1920 THE CHEMICAL SOCIETY.
Стр. 7 - The entrance to this gallery is through three very largo recessed arcades, each 20 feet wide, and 50 feet high. The visitor enters a vestibule and hall, 150 feet long, and together 110 feet wide, which leads to the Industrial Halls and Galleries; whilst two flights of steps, 20 feet wide, lead on either side up to the picture galleries. The auxiliary picture galleries are 25 feet wide, and about 30 feet high, and jointly, 1,200 feet long. The industrial...
Стр. 35 - State, then these Presents, and every matter and thing herein contained, shall be absolutely void. In witness whereof We have caused these Our Letters to be made Patent. Witness Ourself at Our Palace, at Westminster, this 14th day of February, in the 24th Year of Our Reign.
Стр. 22 - ... and if this sum is fully paid, then the centre acre of the great picture galleries is to be left as the property of the Society of Arts, who will pay the " 1851 " Commissioners a ground-rent calculated at the rate of 240J.
Стр. 22 - Commissioners a ground-rent calculated at the rate of 240J. per acre, per annum. Lastly, the contractors are bound to sell, absolutely, the remaining rights over the buildings, for a further sum of 130,000£., which may possibly be paid by the surplus receipts of the Exhibition, if the success be great. Comparing the extent of the present building with that of 1851, — the latter occupied nearly 23 acres ; that now erecting covers a little over 26. The flooring space in 1851 was just short of a...
Стр. 11 - The vista from dome to dome, through the nave, is 1,070 feet. Each of the domes springs from the intersections of the nave with the two transepts. The nave and transepts are 100 feet high, and 85 feet wide ; the nave is 800 feet long, and the transepts are each about 635 feet long, including the domes. They are lighted on both sides by clerestory windows, 25 feet high. At 25 feet from the ground, a gallery runs at each side of the nave and transepts. There is more than a mile and a half of upper...
Стр. 10 - ... 160 feet in diameter, and 250 feet high, — the largest of ancient and modern times. The dome of the Pantheon is 142 feet in diameter, and 70 feet high ; the dome in the Baths of Caracalla was 111 feet; Brunelleschi's, at Florence, is 139 feet in diameter, and 133 feet high; the dome of St.

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