This model can be supplied either as a single model or in two halves as a Bookend Set if required - please request this in the Special Instructions when ordering
The great University City of Oxford is a beautiful European city. Its many colleges form a skyline of domes, towers and spires. At its centre is the octagonal library known as The Radcliffe or Oxford Camera. Although started by the architect Hawksmoor in 1737 (who worked with Vanbrugh on many projects such as the Temple of Four Winds) it was primarily designed by Gibbs.
The model carries the copperplate description on its base "The Upright of the Radcliffe Library Building by James Gibbs 1757 as it is seen on all sides."
Copies of the original plans were used to make this model.
Dimensions:9"w x 11"h x 5.5"d