LEE, ERNEST CLAUDE AYTON #
- Born: 1845 Died: 1890
Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), I, 79-80. Ernest Lee was one of the five architects shortlisted in the first competition for the Science and Art Museum, Dublin, 1881-1882, submitting a French Renaissance design.(1) The fact that all the shortlisted architects were English aroused controversy, and a second competition was announced. Lee, who was was paid compensation of £150,(2) exhibited his design at the Royal Academy in 1883 (No. 1179).
(1) IB 24, 15 Nov 1882, 326.
(2) Rena Lohan, Guide to the archives of the Office of Public Works, (OPW, 1994), 43.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for LEE, ERNEST CLAUDE AYTON #
|Building:||CO. DUBLIN, DUBLIN, KILDARE STREET, NATIONAL MUSEUM|
|Nature:||Shortlisted entrant in first competition. Motto 'Aliquid in Amphora'.. Exhibits premiated design for 'Art Museum, Dublin' at RA, 1883..|
|Refs:||10 drawings in NA, OPW5HC/1/2,3; IAA, PKS B11/02; RA 1883, no. 1179; perspective view repr. in Building News 45, 5 Oct 1883; Rena Lohan, Guide to the archives of the Office of Public Works, (OPW, 1994), 43|