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Alfred Brumwell Thomas

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Sir Alfred Brumwell Thomas (1868–1948) was an architect born in Virginia Water, Surrey who trained at Westminster School of Art and became an exponent of the Baroque Revival, a style of architecture prevalent for public buildings in the early years of the 20th century.

In 1906, he was made a fellow of the Royal Institute of British Architects, knighted by King Edward VII, and also designed two more public buildings: town halls in Woolwich in South East London, and in the city of Belfast.[1][2] Belfast City Hall, faced with portland stone and with a copper dome and lavish marble interiors, is thought of as the finest example of Edwardian Baroque in the British Isles.[3]

Sir Alfred is also known for his war memorials at Dunkirk and Belfast.[4]

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Further readingEdit

Paul Larmour, 'Thomas, Sir Alfred Brumwell (1868–1948)', first published Sept 2004, Oxford University Press, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Index Number 101063145

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "City Hall, Belfest, by Alfred Brumwell Thomas". Archived from the original on 19 May 2007. Retrieved 2007-05-13. 
  3. ^ "United Kingdom and Ireland: Sample gazetteer articles". Archived from the original on 2007-09-29. Retrieved 2007-05-13. 
  4. ^ a b "ARTHouse - History of the Building". Archived from the original on April 30, 2006. Retrieved 2007-05-13. 
  5. ^ "Town Hall (2005)". Retrieved 5 April 2010. 
  6. ^ "Woolwich Town Hall, Wellington Square, Greenwich, London". Retrieved 2007-05-13. 
  7. ^ http://edithsstreets.blogspot.com/2010/03/thames-tributary-ravensbourne_15.html