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Edward Middleton Barry

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1868. Houses of Parliament Railings.
1870.Alternative Designs for a new National Gallery.

Edward Middleton Barry (1830-1880)

Son of Sir Charles Barry and brother of Charles Barry (1823-1900)‎

1881 Obituary [1]

. . . On leaving King’s College he entered as a pupil the office of the late Thomas Henry Wyatt, Assoc. Inst. C.E., and after a short term of pupilage under that architect, he joined his father, Sir Charles Barry, as an assistant, his elder brother Charles having by that time commenced practice on his own account. . .

At the death of his father in 1860 Mr. E. M. Barry was appointed by the Government to the post of Architect to the Houses of Parliament ; and carried out some important work connected with that building, including the completion of the Victoria Tower, the cloisters and subway and enclosure of New Palace Yard and Parliament Square, the restoration of the crypt of St. Stephen’s Chapel, &c. . . .

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