Glossary to Volume III

Adam fenders, gi, 92

furniture mounted with brass, 50

Hepplewhite furniture, 105, 109, hi, 117, 118, 119, 166, 183, 192, 197, 210, 211 Hepplewhite furniture, restricted use of the term, 105 James, 9, 11, 96, gg John, 9, 96, 99

Robert, appointed architect to the King, 11 born 1728, <)

convex mirrors of; raritv of, 86 death of, 1792, 11 decorators employed by, 69, 70

details of style of, borrowed by cabinet-makers, 16, 166

  • elected to Parliament for borough of Kinross, 1768, 11, 78
  • influence of, on Hepplewhite, 103, 167 ,, influence of, on Sheraton, 22S» 235

originator of pedestal sideboard, 166

,, ,, ,, pierced fen der, 90 popularises window seats, 1S2

scheme of, for rebuilding Houses of Parliament, 54

toleration of substitutes by, 61, 132

Act of Parliament passed forbeneflt of, 97

Adam, Robert and James, disregard of nature of materials in work of, 13, 20, 58, 61 drawings of, 51, 56, 60, 65

  • excessive deli cacy of work of, 14, 72, 81 ,, ,, faulty proportions of work of, 14, 20
  • furniture, classification of, 4i, 42
  • indebted to cabinetmakers, 13, 16
  • influence of, g, 61, 62, gi, 124
  • patent stucco of, gg, 100 pier-glasses, 72, 77
  • gt;. .. ,, work of, 13, 14, 15, 5i
  • work of; not infl uenced from French sources, 10 ,, ,, ,, ,," Works in Architecture" of, see " Works in Architecture "

Addington Park, 315 Adelphi, 11, 78, 84, go, g6, 126, 197, 216 lottery, 96, 97, 98, gg, 100 ,, Terrace and district, g6 Ages of carving, inlay, and painting, contrasted, 142 Ailsa, Marquis of, go Alnwick Castle, 80

Apartments, decoration of, in late 18th Century, "I21

Apprenticeship, system of, in iStli Cen-

tur}', described, 330, 331 Apsley House, go

Architects, importance of, in iSth Century,

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