COMPER, JOHN NINIAN (SIR) #
- Born: 1864 Died: 1960
Scottish-born architect, of London, specializing in ecclesiastical architecture and furnishings, for whom see A. Symondson and S. Bucknall, Sir Ninian Comper (2006) and Dictionary of Scottish Architects, http://www.scottisharchitects.org.uk/architect_full.php?id=200370 (last visited Apr 2009). Among the Comper drawings in the RIBA Drawings collection at the Victoria & Albert Museum, is a design for a reredos for Carnalway parish church at Harristown, Co. Kildare (COMP 2/A). Comper designed stained glass windows at Carnalway (1898), Blackrock, Co. Dublin (1922) and Kilbride Bray (1925).(1) He also designed altar frontals for Kildare Cathedral and for St Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin (1901).(2)
(1) Gloine, http://www.gloine.ie/gloine/search/window/artist.18/results (last visited, Oct 2016).
(2) Irish Times, 21 Feb 1901.
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|Building:||CO. KILDARE, HARRISTOWN (KILCULLEN), CHURCH (CI, CARNALWAY PARISH)|
Design in Victoria & Albert Museum, RIBA Drawings Collection, COMP 2/A