CLARKE, MAXIMILIAN #
- Born: 1851 Died: 1938
German-born architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 384. As an assistant to CHARLES JOHN PHIPPS , he was clerk of works for the reconstruction of the Athenaeum Theatre in Cork as the Theatre Royal and Opera House (1876). Many years later he designed the Dollingstown and Ballymacateer (Co. Down) war memorial obelisk, unveiled in February 1921.(1) Possibly the same person as M. CLARKE.
All information in this entry not otherwise accounted for is from the entries on Clarke in Who's Who in Architecture 1923 (ed. F. Chatterton), 55, and Directory of British Architects 1834-1900, 177.
(1) IB 63, 26 Feb 1921, 130.
2 work entries listed in chronological order for CLARKE, MAXIMILIAN #
|Building:||CO. CORK, CORK, EMMET PLACE, OPERA HOUSE|
|Nature:||New Theatre Royal opened 17 Aug 1877. Builder: Terence O'Flynn. Work supervised by MC, assistant and former pupil of the architect, Charles John Phipps (Destroyed by fire, 1956).|
|Refs:||IB 19, 15 Aug 1877, 245; B 35, 7,29 Sep 1877, ?,989; 72, 29 May 1897, 488|
|Building:||CO. DOWN, DOLLINGSTOWN, WAR MEMORIAL OBELISK|
|Nature:||For Dollingstown & Ballymacateer; unveiled Feb 1921; executed by Purdy & Millard, Belfast|
|Refs:||IB, 26 Feb 1821, 130|