Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Selected: ENGLAND, LONDON, QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL

Name: DREW, THOMAS (SIR)
Building: ENGLAND, LONDON, QUEEN VICTORIA MEMORIAL
Date: 1901
Nature: TD one of 5 architects iinvited to compete. Only competitor to propose refronting Buckingham Palace as part of his scheme.
Refs: Irish Times, 2 Apr 1901; Building News, 5 Apr 1901, 471; IB 43, 24 Apr 1901, 702; 3 schemes exh. RHA 1902, nos. 358-60; RA 1902, no. 1519; Architect, 8 Nov 1901, ?(illus.); RIBAJ 19 (1911-12), 652; letter to M.H. Spielmann, 5 Mar 1904 and accompanying brochure in the British Architectural Library Manuscripts Collection, Ref. SpM/1/1; MS letter from TD to unknown correspondent, 17 Nov 1901, reporting on first committe meeting about this competition, described in Catalogue 84 of of P. & B. Rowan, 92 Malone Road, Belfast, item no. 91 (catalogue entry in Jones file D93).