BLOW, DETMAR JELLINGS #
- Born: 1867 Died: 1939
English architect, for whom see A. Stuart Gray, Edwardian architecture: a biographical dictionary (1985) and Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 207. Detmar Blow produced designs for an orangery for Viscount De Vesci at Abbey Leix, Co. Laois, which date from not later than 1910.(1)
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
(1) The three plans, sold by Mealy's, Castlecomer, 3 & 4 Dec 1997 (Lot 459) give Blow' address as 9 King's Bench Walk, which he had left by 1910.
3 work entries listed in chronological order for BLOW, DETMAR JELLINGS #
|Building:||CO. LAOIS, ABBEY LEIX|
|Nature:||Proposed orangery. For 5th? Viscount de Vesci.|
|Refs:||Set of 3 plans sold by Mealy's, Castlecomer, 3 & 4 Dec 1997 (Lot 459) (see catalogue, p.77; see also A.P.W. Malcomson, The De Vesci Papers (Irish Manuscripts Commission, 2006), 165)|
|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, ADARE MANOR|
|Nature:||Set of Venetian Renaissance lanterns in long gallery. Removal of organ in hall also attr. to DB by Williams. For 4th Earl of Dunraven.
Christie, Manson & Woods, Adare Manor, Ireland, sale catalogue 9-10 Jun 1982, introduction by Knight of Glin, Lots J. Williams, Companion guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994),
|Building:||CO. LIMERICK, ADARE VILLAGE|
|Nature:||'Two terraces of dormered and gabled cottages radiate from the [village] hall, their porches upheld by rustic posts. These were designed by Detmar Blow.' For 4th Earl of Dunraven.
J. Williams, Companion guide to Architecture in Ireland 1837-1921 (1994), 264.