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Models of Old College

 Collection — OpenShelf: Coll-1811
Identifier: Coll-1811

Scope and Contents

4 papier mache models of Old College, comprising a pair depicting the frontage and one of the side wings and single model depicting the frontage.

  1. Model of the Robert Adam frontage. (c 1790s)
  2. Model of the Robert Adam frontage, in a frame by Wm. Archer. (c 1790s)
  3. Pair of models showing frontage an one of the side wings, formerly held at the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge. (c 1790s)

Folded card model of Old College with printed detail thereon. The dome on it is similar to the Rowand Anderson designed late 19th century dome. (1890s or later)


  • Creation: 1790s -


5 items: objects

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