ANDERSON, JOHN MACVICAR #
- Born: 1835 Died: 1915
Architect, of London, for whom see Directory of British Architects 1834-1914 (RIBA 2001), II, 41, and Dictionary of Scottish Architects, www.scottisharchitects.org.uk (last visited Apr 2009). John Macvicar Anderson was a nephew of WILLIAM BURN , with whom he worked and whose practice he took over on Burn's death in 1870. In Ireland he worked for Mervyn Wingfield, seventh Viscount Powerscourt, on additions and alterations to Powerscourt House, Co. Wicklow, between 1864 and 1886.(1)
See WORKS, for Irish work only.
(1) RA Exhibition 1871, No. 969; drawings for projected alterations, 1864-1886, in IAA, Powerscourt Albums (89/62), 2/1/1-2/44/1, 3/1/1-3/38/1; further drawings, dated April 1880, in RIBA, see RIBA Catalogue, A, 28, and photographs in IAA.
1 work entries listed in chronological order for ANDERSON, JOHN MACVICAR #
|Building:||CO. WICKLOW, POWERSCOURT|
|Nature:||Reconstruction of dining room, constr. of W. wing, alts. to E. wing, and several unexecuted proposals.|
|Refs:||RA Exhibition 1871, No. 969; drawings for projected alterations, 1864-1886, in IAA, Powerscourt Albums (89/62), 2/1/1-2/44/1, 3/1/1-3/38/1; further drawings, dated April 1880, in RIBA, see Catalogue of the Drawings Collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects A (1968), 28, and and British Architectural Library Catalogue, http://riba.sirsidynix.net.uk/uhtbin/cgisirsi/u0QUYOAuNs/MAIN_CAT/182420123/9 (last visited Apr 2009) (photographs of these drawings in IAA). See also notes by Lord Powerscourt, 1893-94, at the beginning of each of the Powerscourt Albums, the substance of which is included in his book, A Description and history of Powerscourt (London, 1903), 32-3,37,66-7.|