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Design for a new facade to the old Parliament Buildings, Toronto, supposed to be erected A.D. 1875, (painting)

Artist:
Howard, J. G.
Type:
Paintings
Exhibition Catalogs
Date:
1876
Notes:
Appears in exhibition catalog as entry no. 138
The Buildings consist of Reform and Conservative Club-Houses on either side of the great centre Building. The centre Building comprises both Houses of Parliament, with all the necessary Committee-Rooms and Offices, Retiring Rooms, &c. &c.; the centre Portico is surmounted by a lofty Attic, to be fitted up for a Library, Museum, and Picture-Gallery to receive the Portraits of Members, &c., &c., &c. The two Buildings at the extreme ends are arranged for Free Mason's and Old Fellows' Halls, also large Lecture-Rooms and Banqueting-Halls for all the different Societies. The cost of erection would be about L. 150,000. John G. Howard, Architect. [P. 11.]
Toronto Society of Arts: Second Exhibition, 1848. Open from nine o'clock in the morning until dusk. Admittance for Each Person, One Shilling and Three Pence; Season Tickets, during the exhibition, Five Shillings; Children under Twelve Years of Age, Half Price. Catalogues Seven Pence Half-penny. Vivat Regina.
Artist professional affiliation: Toronto Society of Arts.
Topic:
Architecture--Civic--Parliament
Cityscape--Canada--Toronto
Cityscape--Foreign--Canada
Architecture--Design--Civic
Control number:
AECI 04220138
Data Source:
Pre-1877 Art Exhibition Catalogue Index

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