Sir Hugh Casson

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Sir Hugh Casson was a British born enthusiast on 20th century design. He contributed to this as an architect, interior designer, writer, broadcaster and artist. He had a key role in the 1951 festival of Britain as the director of architecture. In 1976 he became the President of the Royal Academy of Arts, holding the post for eight years to become one of the institutions most famous and successful presidents.

Bellow are a selection of his illustrations, including images of the festival of Britain.

The Main Entrance to Kensington Palace.
The Main Entrance to Kensington Palace.
The Hotel Inter-Continental, Marble Arch and Horse guards.
The Hotel Inter-Continental, Marble Arch and Horse guards.
Banqueting House, Whitehall
The Banqueting House, Whitehall.
Pen and wash sketch by Hugh Casson Festival of Britain Showcase
Pen and wash sketch by Hugh Casson Festival of Britain Showcase.
Festival of Britain sketch
Festival of Britain sketch.

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