Authorised form of nameStuart; James (1713 - 1788)
Dates1713 - 1788
Place of birthCreed Lane, Ludgate Street, London, England
Date of birth1713
Place of deathHis house, Leicester Square, London
Date of death02 February 1788
Dates and placesBurial:
In the church of St Martin in-the-Fields
OccupationArchitect; Painter
Painted fans for Lewis Goupy; studied mathematics and geometry; travelled to Rome, then to Athens (1751-1753); published, with Nicholas Revett, 'The antiquities of Athens measured and delineated' (1762); became known as 'Athenian Stuart'; built Lord Anson's house in St James's Square
Membership categoryFellow
Date of election27/04/1758
RelationshipsSon of a mariner from Scotland
Bulloch's Roll; DNB
Royal Society codeNA7072
Archives associated with this Fellow
Reference numberTitleDate
EC/1758/03Stuart, James: certificate of election to the Royal Society
IM/004438Stuart, Jamesnd
L&P/5/86Letter, 'Of interpreting Egyptian hieroglyphics' from James Stuart to Charles Morton25 March 1769
L&P/5/276Letter, 'Of the irruption of Solway Moss' from John Walter to James Stuart30 January 1772
L&P/6/189Letter, 'Of ignited substances' from John Whitehurst to James Stuart29 November 1775
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