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Authorised form of nameStuart; James (1713 - 1788)
SurnameStuart
ForenamesJames
Dates1713 - 1788
NationalityBritish
Dates and placesBirth:
Creed Lane, Ludgate Street, London, England (1713)
Death:
His house, Leicester Square, London (02 February 1788)
Burial:
In the church of St Martin in-the-Fields
ActivityProfession:
Architect
Painter
Career:
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
Royal Society activityMembership:
Fellow
Election Date:
27/04/1758
RelationshipsSon of a mariner from Scotland
SourcesSources:
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/6/189Letter, 'Of ignited substances' from John Whitehurst to James Stuart29 November 1775
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
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