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SOANE TESTIMONIAL COMMITTEE
Address to Sir John Soane, architect, R.A. F.R.S. F.A.S. and member of various foreign academies, on Tuesday, 24th of March, 1835, upon the occasion of his being presented with impressions in gold, silver, and bronze, of the medal struck in his honor.
[London]: [printed by J. Davy], [1835].
15, [1] p. ; 18.7 cm. (8°)

Soane was presented with a Gold Medal struck in his honour by the Architects of England and paid for by subscription, at No. 13 Lincoln's Inn Fields on 24 March 1835, and silver and bronze reproductions were presented to the 350 subscribers the same evening at Freemasons' Hall. Soane was so moved by the text of this Address that he was unable to reply. A presentation manuscript copy is also in the Soane Museum (Soane Case 20/1). BAL, Early printed books, no. 3100.

Copy Notes Copies 1--7: Loose pamphlets.
Copy 8: Pamphlet tipped into an album of 'Newspaper Cuttings of Sir John's own Time', probably assembled by A.T. Bolton (seventh curator of the Museum) after 1906, retaining original printed wrappers.
Copy 9: Loose pamphlet.

Binding All copies: Original printed yellow paper wrappers reading 'Address To Sir J. Soane. 1835.'

Reference Number 1559


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