Lecture Theater Buildings at South Kensington

1872 Scientific American  
Our illustration this week represents the far;ade of the new Lecture Theater and Refreshment Rooms, which form the north side of the internal quadrangle of the Museum at South Kensington, London, England, The materials em ployed are mainly red brick with dressings, and enrichments of torra cotta. This is a government institution, maintained for the encouragement of science and art. The fi rst estab lishment of this department was about twenty years since, the encouragement of art having been
more » ... art having been chiefly furthered, previous to that time, by the Royal Academy,N ational Gal.
doi:10.1038/scientificamerican02241872-130 fatcat:zgfxfnesvbew3nelk5xcapmgyq