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John Robinson (1829-1912)

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John Robinson (1829-1912)

1912 Obituary [1]

JOHN ROBINSON, born on the 24th June, 1829, died at Deal on the 17th February, 1912, aged 82.

A medallist and student of the Royal Academy, he became a pupil of the late Sir James Pennethorne, Crown Architect, with whom he remained as Chief Assistant until 1863, afterwards practising on his own account as an architect with offices in Carteret Street, Westminster. Amongst his works are office and hotel buildings and mansions in West London and elsewhere, and several memorial structures.

He was the author of papers on architectural and archceological subjects.

Mr. Robinson was elected an Associate of The Institution on the 3rd May, 1859.

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