Blore, Edward, 1787-1879

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1787-09-13
Death 1879-09-13
Britons

Biographical notes:

Epithet: architect and artist

British Library Archives and Manuscripts Catalogue : Person : Description : ark:/81055/vdc_100000000297.0x000281

English architect and artist.

From the description of Letters, 1819, 1860. (Getty Research Institute). WorldCat record id: 81610008

Edward Blore (1787-1879), architect and artist, was born at Derby on 13 September 1787. He developed a wide practice as an architect, and became special architect to King William IV and to Queen Victoria during the earlier part of her reign. In this capacity he was employed to carry out works at Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace, and to complete the erection of Buckingham Palace. For many years he also filled the post of architect at Westminster Abbey. Among his other important works was the building from his designs of Prince Woronzow's palace at Aloushka in the Crimea. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society, and of the Society of Antiquities, and one of the founders of the Royal Archaeological Institute. He died in London on 4 September 1879.

From the guide to the Edward Blore: Letters to him, 1828-1868, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

Edward Blore (1787-1879), architect and artist, was born in Derby on 13 September 1787, the son of the topographer Thomas Blore (1764-1818). He developed a wide practice as an architect, and became special architect to King William IV, and to Queen Victoria during the early part of her reign. In this capacity he was employed to carry out works at Windsor Castle and Hampton Court Palace, and to complete the erection of Buckingham Palace. For many years Blore also filled the post of architect at Westminster Abbey. Among his other important works was the building from his designs of Prince Woronzow's palace at Aloushka in the Crimea. He was a Fellow of the Royal Society, and of the Society of Antiquaries, and one of the founders of the Royal Archaeological Institute. He died in London on 4 September 1879.

From the guide to the Edward Blore: Papers, 1818-1850, (Cambridge University Library, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives)

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Subjects:

  • Art--British (?)--Reproductions
  • Schools
  • Architects
  • Illustration of books
  • Art, British
  • Building operations
  • Accounts

Occupations:

  • Artists

Places:

  • England (as recorded)
  • Borden, Kent (as recorded)
  • Chichester, Sussex (as recorded)
  • Penrhyn Castle, Carnar (as recorded)
  • Wingham, Kent (as recorded)
  • Rainham, Kent (as recorded)
  • Scotland (as recorded)
  • Wingfield, Suffolk (as recorded)
  • Wheldrake, East Riding of Yorkshire (as recorded)
  • Sittingbourne, Kent (as recorded)
  • Dover, Kent (as recorded)
  • Shoreham (Kent, England) (as recorded)
  • Etchingham, Sussex (as recorded)
  • Newington-juxta-Sittingbourne, Kent (as recorded)
  • Ashford, Kent (as recorded)
  • Capesthorne Hall, Cheshire (as recorded)
  • Greece, Europe (as recorded)
  • Cheshunt (Buckinghamshire, England) (as recorded)
  • Goodrich Court, Herefordshire (as recorded)
  • Great Moreton Hall, Cheshire (as recorded)
  • British Guiana, South America (as recorded)
  • Winchester, Hampshire (as recorded)
  • Middleton Cheney, Northamptonshire (as recorded)
  • Merevale Hall, Warwickshire (as recorded)
  • Peckforton Castle, Cheshire (as recorded)
  • Hatchford (Surrey, England) (as recorded)
  • Walkden Moor (Lancashire, England) (as recorded)
  • Hinchingbrooke, Huntingdonshire (as recorded)
  • Lichfield, Staffordshire (as recorded)
  • Castle Hill (Devon, England) (as recorded)
  • China, Asia (as recorded)
  • Ramsgate, Kent (as recorded)
  • Dorset, England (as recorded)
  • Wiston House, Sussex (as recorded)
  • Coolhurst, Sussex (as recorded)
  • Burghley House, Lincolnshire (as recorded)
  • Abbotsford House, Roxburghshire (as recorded)
  • Lodsworth (Sussex, England) (as recorded)
  • Ramsgate, Kent (as recorded)
  • Reculver, Kent (as recorded)
  • Little Moreton Hall, Cheshire (as recorded)
  • Isleworth (Middlesex, England) (as recorded)