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Image from page 150 of “The Haverfordian, Vols. 26-27, 1904-05” (1905)
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Title: The Haverfordian, Vols. 26-27, 1904-05
Year: 1905 (1900s)
Authors: Haverford College
Subjects: Haverford College — Periodicals
Publisher: Haverford College
Contributing Library: Haverford College Library, Quaker and Special Collections
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MAKER OF SPECTACLES AND EYE GLASSES 1721 Chestnut St. Philadelphia. Patent nose pieces selected to fit each indi-vidual, insuring perfect comfort in every case.No cord or chain required with our adjustment Manufacturer ofriedals, Cups and Class Pins C. S. POWELL …Jeweler… 5 SOUTH EIGHTH STREET Philadelphia Special attention given toRepairing of Watches and Jewelry —THE— Merion Title and Trust Co. ARDMOR, P Capital authorized, 0,000Capital Paid, 5,000 Receives deposits and allows interest thereon.Insures Titles, acts as Executor, Trustee, Guardian, etc.Loans Money on Collateral and on Mortgage. Safe Deposit Boxes to Rent in Burglar Proof Vault* to Per Annum JOSIAH S. PEARCE,President R. J. HAMILTON, Secretary Everything for the SchoolRoom Printing and Engravinga Specialty TECKHAM, LITTLE & CO. CommercialStationers BLANK BOOK MAKERS63 E. EigHtH St. NEW YORK Telephone 2416 18th Street l£ The Basement f Merion Title Building D JOHN ELBORN,prop. ARDMORE A ZZ Camer

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Image from page 285 of “Robert Adam & his brothers : their lives, work & influence on English architecture, decoration and furniture” (1915)
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Title: Robert Adam & his brothers : their lives, work & influence on English architecture, decoration and furniture
Year: 1915 (1910s)
Authors: Swarbrick, John, b. 1879
Subjects: Adam, Robert, 1728-1792 Adam, James, d. 1794 Architecture
Publisher: London : B.T. Batsford
Contributing Library: Robarts – University of Toronto
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Fig. 169.—Ckiling, 32 SoHO Square, a Work of the Adam School.(See also Figs. 20 and 21.) were not prepared to carry out the implied agreement. A corre-spondent to one of the contemporary newspapers appears to haveattributed the brothers position to the banks. The Adelphi Build-ings were mortgaged, he wrote, for a loan of /70,000 previousto the late unhappy failures of the banks, and it is said that the 232 THP: lives and work of ROHKRT and JAMES ADAM Messrs Adam had laid out as much more upon them ; so that inthe course of five years, these gentlemen expended ^140,000 toraise palaces upon an ofiensive heap of mud, and circulated animmense sum to make a palpable nuisance a principal ornament tothe metropolis. In order to reward the brothers for their enter-

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Fig. 170.—LiBRAUY .T Goodwood Hou.se, by Sir William Chambers.(Showing the Influence of the iVdam Decoration.) prise, and to free them from embarrassment, an Act of Parliament(13 Geo. III., cap. j^. 1773) was pa.ssed, which empowered themto dispose of the buildings and other effects by means of a lottery.In those days. Parliament not infrequently permitted lotteries to beheld in order to encourage desirable objects. For instance, in 1753,an Act was passed, permitting a lottery to be held in order to raise CONTEMPORARY EVENTS 233 the funds necessary for the estabhshment of the first British Museumat Montague House, by which means the sum of ^300,000 wasspeedily obtained. Again, we read in J. T. Smiths Book for aRainy Day that in the year 1784, Sir Ashton Lever petitionedthe House of Commons for a lottery in aid of his museum. In the year 1773, the year in which the Lottery Bill was passed,the first number of the Works of Robert and James Adam wasissued to the public. In the Preface

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