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Robert Adam

(1728—1792) architect

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Adam, Robert

Adam, Robert (1728–1792)   Reference library

Encyclopedia of the Enlightenment

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(1728–1792), architect.

Adam was the most famous of the four sons of the Scottish architect William Adam (

Adam, Robert

Adam, Robert (1728–92)   Reference library

An Oxford Companion to the Romantic Age

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2009

(1728–92),

architect and designer. Pre-eminent designer of town and country residences for the nation's élite, Adam developed

neoclassical revival

neoclassical revival  

An aesthetic movement and style of the romantic age which sought to replicate directly the spirit and forms of classical antiquity, particularly of Greece, and which derived much of its ...

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