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COMMITTEE FOR THE RESTORATION OF THE ALTAR SCREEN OF ST. SAVIOUR'S CHURCH IN SOUTHWARK
Sir, Trusting you will feel an interest in so desirable a work as the restoration of the ancient altar-screen of St. Saviour's Church, in Southwark, the committee formed for that purpose, respectfully take the liberty to lay before you the annexed copy of resolutions, which they have entered into; ...
[London]: [1831].
[4] p. ; 25.2 cm. (4º)

Folded half-sheet, final verso blank. Drop-head title. A lithographically printed letter inviting subscriptions for the restoration of the C16th altar-screen uncovered during Gwilt's restoration of the choir of the church of St. Saviour and St. Mary Overy in Southwark (now Southwark Cathedral), signed 'E. Perronet Sells, Hon: Secy.' and dated 'Bankside, Southwark, Novr. 1st. 1831.' The restoration was carried out to designs by the architect Robert Wallace, who had previously restored the transepts and stone reredos of the church in 1829--30; it is illustrated in the February 1834 issue (pp. 151--154) of the Gentleman's Magazine (q.v.).

Copy Notes Addressed in ink at the foot of p. [1] To / Sir John Soane / &c &c &c.

Binding Folded paper.

Reference Number 6786


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