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John Moyr Smith (1839 - 1912)

RA Collection: People and Organisations

Scottish architect and designer. He was involved with the following buildings: Overtoun House, Dumbarton (1859) and Stirling Library, Glasgow (1863). He published four important books: ‘Studies for Pictures: A Medley’ (1868); ‘Album of Decorative Figures’ (1882); ‘Ancient Greek Female Costume’ (1882); and ‘Ornamental Interiors, Ancient and Modern’ (1888). He also illustrated a great many others: a comprehensive list is given in Stapleton. He published four important books: ‘Studies for Pictures: A Medley’ (1868); ‘Album of Decorative Figures’ (1882); ‘Ancient Greek Female Costume’ (1882); and ‘Ornamental Interiors, Ancient and Modern’ (1888) and illustrated a great many others.

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Born: 12 March 1839 in Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Died: 1 December 1912

Nationality: British

Gender: Male

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