Edward Salomons

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Edward Salomons (1828–1906) was an English architect based in Manchester, active in the late 19th century. [1] He is known for his architecture in the Gothic Revival and Italianate styles. [2]

His prominent commissions in Manchester include the current Grade II* listed Manchester Jewish Museum (1875), the Manchester Reform Club [2] and the now-demolished Exhibition Hall, built for the city's Art Treasures Exhibition (1857). [3] In London, he assisted with the design of the Agnew Gallery on Old Bond Street (1876) and the Grade I listed New West End Synagogue (1863); [1] he was himself of Jewish origin.

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References

  1. 1 2 "Edward Salomons". Dictionary of Scottish Architects. Retrieved 14 January 2009.
  2. 1 2 C. Hartwell (2001). Manchester. Pevsner Architectural Guides. Yale University Press. p. 143.
  3. John J. Parkinson-Bailey (2000). Manchester: An Architectural History. Manchester University Press. p. 77. ISBN   0-7190-5606-3.

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