SANDBY, THOMAS #
- Born: 1721 Died: 1798
English architect, for whom see Howard Colvin, A Biographical dictionary of British architects 1600-1840 (4th edn., 2008), 896-898. Sandby was placed third in the Dublin Royal Exchange competition of 1768-9.(1) He made designs for a gateway at Emo Court, Co. Laois, for the first Earl of Portarlington,(2) while a design by him for 'Lord Portarlington's house in Ireland' is in the Royal Collection, Windsor.(3)
(1) Faulkner's Dublin Journal, 21-23 Mar 1769.
(2) E. McParland, 'Emo Court, Co. Leix', Country Life 155, 23 May 1974, 1277.
(3) IAA, Edward McParland files, Acc. 2008/44.
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|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, CORK HILL, ROYAL EXCHANGE|
|Nature:||Placed third in competition. (Malton says placed second, with premium of £60.)
|Refs:||Unfinished design in RIBA Drawings Collection, see Margaret Richardson, ed., Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects S (1976), 18 (another drawing at Vassar College, USA); elevation, formerly in collection of Sir John Summerson (d. 1992), subsequently offered for sale sale by Charles Plante Fine Arts, London James Malton, A Picturesque and descriptive view of the city of Dublin (1799, unpaginated; B 27, 2 Oct 1869, 781.|
|Building:||CO. LAOIS, EMO COURT|
|Nature:||Proposed design for gates (and house?)|
|Refs:||E. McParland, 'Emo Court, Co. Leix', Country Life 155, 23 May 1974, 1277; E.Mc P files also have ref. to design for 'Lord Portarlington's house in Ireland' in Royal Collection, Windsor.|