University College London, the Wilkins Portico

Looking towards the Slade School of Fine Art in the North Wing, University College, London The main building, by William Wilkins, in partnership with J.P. Gandy-Deering, was completed in 1827. Reginald Turnor describes it as "half-brother to the National Gallery" (32). The dome had to be recast by T.L. Donaldson in 1848.

Photograph 2007 by Jacqueline Banerjee. [You may use these images without prior permission for any scholarly or educational purpose as long as you (1) credit the photographer and (2) link your document to this URL in a web document or cite the Victorian Web in a print one.]

Sources

Turnor, Reginald. Nineteenth Century Architecture. London: Batsford, 1950.

Weinreb, Ben, and Christopher Hibbert, eds. The London Encyclopedia. London: Macmillan, 1992.


Last modified 5 February 2007