Anthony Lewis

Anthony Lewis
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Publications (19)
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The book is based on the author's PhD of the same title ( Edinburgh, 2006) which looks at the tradesmen who built the properties in Edinburgh's New Town from 1767 to 1795 and assesses their significant contributions to the management and completion of the largest urban planning project in the country at that time.
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Ray Mackenzie, Dianne King and Tracy Smith, Public Sculpture of Edinburgh, vol. I: The Old Town and South Edinburgh. Liverpool: University of Liverpool Press, 2019. xxx + 538pp. 100 plates. 4 maps. Bibliography. £50.00 hbk. £25.00 pbk. - Ray Mackenzie, Dianne King and Tracy Smith, Public Sculpture of Edinburgh, vol. II: The New Town, Leith and the...
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An examination of the planning and building of the Duke of Montrose's new house in Glasgow from 1717 to 1720.
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An examination of the planning of the New Towns of Glasgow and Edinburgh by Allan Dreghorn and James Craig
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A book review of Murray's Pittock's Enlightenment in a smart city: Edinburgh's civic development, 1660-1750
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The architectural history of the College's George Street hall, completed in 1781, has commonly been overlooked because it was demolished and deemed to have been a disappointment to both its owners and its architect, James Craig. This article reassesses the College's ambitions and Craig's efforts to match them, by accounting for the number of drawin...
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An exploratory paper examining the planning and building of the Royal College of Physicians of Edinburgh's new Hall and Library in the city's New Town following James Craig's plans and project management through primary archival sources kept in the College's archives.
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An introductory paper on the impacts tradesmen had on the building and completion of Edinburgh's first New Town
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Additional projects by architect James Craig (1739-1795) added to previously published worl
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An additional list of works by architect James Craig to that published in James Craig, 1744-1795, The Ingenious Architect of the New Town of Edinburgh ( Mercat, 1995).
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An exploratory paper looking at the patronage by Edinburgh based Moderate Minsters in the Church of Scotland of architect James Craig (1739-1795) which link town planning to education and social order.
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An exploratory paper examining the portrait of the architect, James Craig (1739-1795) by David Allan in 1781 upon the artist's introduction to Edinburgh.
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An exploratory study of the life of James Craig, architect of Edinburgh's New Town plan. Born in 1739 in Edinburgh he contributed the plan of the largest urban planning project in the country as a young architect in 1766 which was modified before being adopted by Edinburgh Town Council a year later. The plan made his reputation as a town planner.
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An exploratory paper listing the known works of architect James Craig (1739-1767).
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An exploratory essay outling James Craig's work as the architect of Edinburgh's New Town plan from 1766 to 1767 and its impact on his career and Edinburgh Town Council's administration of the New Town project.
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References to research and discoveries of work done by architect James Craig (1739-1795)
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James Craig (1744–95) is best known as the designer of Edinburgh's first New Town, but recently considerable doubt has been cast on his claim to its authorship. This paper reappraises the evidence and concludes that the original attribution is sound.

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