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Thomas Medland (1755-1822)
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Thomas Medland (1755-1822)

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Thomas Medland (1755-1822)

This Print, representing the South Front of the College at Hailey-Bury, Herts

aquatint, published bt T.Medland, wove paper, trimmed witin plate, some surface abrasion, crease to top left corner
S. 19 x 24¼in (48.2 x 61.5cm)
with Four Views of the East India College, Haileybury, Herts: View from the London Road; East India College, principal front; College Chapel; Hailey Hall, hand-coloured lithographs, published by Stephen Austin, wove paper, in original wrapper (5)
Provenance
Allen Piper Collection.
Parker Gallery, London.
Literature
Allan Piper Catalogue
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Post Lot Text
In 1804 the East India Company, in consequence of the rapid expansion of its many activities in India, decided to establish a university college to provide special training for young men (then called "writers") who would be sent out to staff the Indian Civil Service. These buildings were designed in 1806 by William Wilkins, the architect of Downing Collage Cambridge and University Collage London. He had then recently returned from completing his architectural studies in Athens and the Ionic influence is evident in the proportions of the porticoes and the ornamental details which he copied from the Acropolis. Until the building was completed in 1809, Hertford Castle was leased as temporary accommodation for the college.
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