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A Memoir Of The Late Sir Robert Smirke, R.A., &c., Hon. Fellow. By Edward Smirke, Esq., M.A., Vice-Warden of the Stannaries, &c. Read at the Ordinary General Meeting of the Royal Institute of British Architects, June 17th, 1867. David Brandon, F.S.A., Vice-President, in the Chair.

Sir Edward Smirke

RA Collection: Book

Record number



Variant Title

Transactions of the Royal Institute of British Architects (1867)


[London?:: Royal Institute of British Architects?,], (1867?)

Physical Description

p.197-207, [1], 2 p., frontis. (port.); 276 mm. (Quarto?)


[Frontis.] - [Text] - [Fold. pl.] - Revised List Of Buildings Desgned By The Late Sir Robert Smirke ... .

Responsibility Note

The frontispiece is unsigned.


J.M. Crook, The Career of Sir Robert Smirke R.A. [dissertation, Oxford University] (1961); J.M. Crook, The Greek Revival (rev. ed. 1995); W. Sandby, The History of the Royal Academy of Arts (1862), v.1. pp.391-3, v.2. p.268.

Summary Note

This article is an offprint from the Transactions of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

The frontispiece is a mounted photograph of a portrait bust of Sir Robert Smirke. (Sir) Edward Smirke was a younger brother of the deceased.

Binding Note

19th-century red morocco, upper and lower covers with gilt borders; spine lettered 'Smirke & Cockerell.' and 'R.A.' Bound with one other.

Name as Subject


Architects - Architecture - Great Britain - History - 19th century
Biography - Memoirs - Great Britain - 19th century
Pictorial works - Photomechanical prints - Great Britain - 19th century


Royal Institute of British Architects. Meeting (1867 June 17)