James Elmes

Born: 15 Oct 1782
Died: 2 Apr 1862
Biography
Architect; writer on architecture and the arts, in London. Father of architect Harvey Lonsdale Elmes (1814-47).
 
Works of Art: 4
Books: 4
Archives: 12
Works associated with

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Elmes, James   Lectures on architecture : comprising the history of the art from the earliest times to the present day ; delivered at the Surrey and Russell Institutions, London, and the Philosophical Institution at Birmingham / by James Elmes. - London 1821   
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Britton, John   The fine arts of the English school; illustrated by a series of engravings, from paintings, sculpture, and architecture, of eminent English artists: with ample biographical, critical, and descriptive essays, by various authors; edited and partly written by John Britton, F.S.A. - London 1812   
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Carey, William   Desultory Exposition Of An Anti-British System Of Incendiary Publication, &c. Intended To Sacrifice The Honor And Interests Of The British Institution, The Royal Academy, And the whole Body of the British Artists And Their Patrons, To The Passions, Quackeries, and Falsehoods Of Certain Disappointed Candidates For Prizes at the British Gallery and Admission as Associates into the Royal Academy. - Respectfully addressed to the British Institution, The Artists, and Amateurs of the United Kingdom, By William Carey. - - London: 1819.   
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Elmes, James   A General And Bibliographical Dictionary Of The Fine Arts. Containing Explanations Of The Principal Terms Used In The Arts of Painting, Sculpture, Architecture, and Engraving, In All Their Various Branches; Historical Sketches Of The Rise And Progress Of Their Different Schools; Descriptive Accounts Of The Best Books And Treatises On The Fine Arts; And every useful Topic connected therewith. - By James Elmes, M.R.I.A. Architect; Author of "Lectures on Architecture;" "The Life of Sir Christopher Wren;" "An Essay on the Law of Dilapidations," &c. &c. [Epigraph] - London: 1826.   
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AND/17/162    [William] Porden, Berners Street, to James Elmes    16 Mar 1819    Item   
AND/17/4    Title page of the 1818 Academy catalogue    1818    Item   
AND/16/4    John Nash, to Mr. Elmes    7 May 1815    Item   
AND/13/90    Sir John Soane, L[incoln's] I[nn] Fields, to James Elmes    [c.1804]    Item   
AND/12/281    John Nash, Dover Street, to James Elmes    11 Jun 1823    Item   
JU/12/144    William Wilkins, 36 Weymouth Street, to James Elmes    12 Dec 1827    Item   
JU/9/58    [Benjamin Robert Haydon], to [James] Elmes    c. 1830    Item   
JU/6/154    Richard Westmacott, S. Audley Street [to James Elmes Esq, 29 Charlotte St., Portland Place]    25 Oct 1822    Item   
JU/4/73    [Arthur William] Devis [to James Elmes]    c. 1815    Item   
JU    Jupp catalogues    1769-1875    Fonds   
LAW/4/216    James Elmes, 8 Regent St., Pall Mall, to Sir Thos. Lawrence, P.R.A.    5 May 1824    Item   
LAW/4/217    [draft] [Thomas Lawrence], to [James Elmes]    [May 1824]    Item