Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Dublin. Robert Draper may have been a pupil of THOMAS DREW  THOMAS DREW in 1882, when he entered and was placed second in the Irish Builder's competition for a design for a Grecian vase; his address is given as No. 6 St Stephen's Green, where Drew then had his office.(1) In 1887 Draper exhibited a design for a solicitor's house at the Royal Hibernian Academy (no. 492). The catalogue gives his address as 10 Leinster Street, Dublin, which was the address of WILLIAM MANSFIELD MITCHELL' WILLIAM MANSFIELD MITCHELL' s office. He became a member of the Society of Architects in 1888 and was still a member in 1896.(2)


(1) IB 24, 15 Nov 1882, 338.
(2) Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 560.