The Woodlands

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Collection: A. D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library
Accession Number: 15/5/3090.00524

Title: The Woodlands

Architect: Robert Adams (American, 1937-)

Building Date: 1788-1790

Location: North and Central America: United States; Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

Materials: printed reproduction

Image: 7 7/8 x 10 3/4 in.; 20.0025 x 27.305 cm

Style: Classical Revival

Provenance: Transfer from the College of Architecture, Art and Planning

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    Industry Is Virtue

    • 22/Apr/2010 03:30:23

    Why is Robert Adams the architect for a building completed in 1796?

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    Cornell University Library

    • 22/Apr/2010 13:35:09

    Good question! We're going to look into this, and we'll let you know what we turn up.

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    Industry Is Virtue

    • 22/Apr/2010 15:31:51

    I work at the estate actually! There's a Robert Adams who was a Scottish Architect in the late 1700s who developed the style that the house was built in, but the house was designed by William Hamilton who lived in the mansion.

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    Cornell University Library

    • 22/Apr/2010 18:22:05

    Thanks for the information! I'm passing it along to the cataloger who originally worked on these images.