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'Sir William Chambers', architect, artist, and author, c1760s. Portrait of Chambers (1723-1796) who was born in Sweden. Illustration from Story of the British Nation, Volume III, Walter Hutchinson, (London, c1920s). (Photo by The Print Collector/Print Collector/Getty Images)

William Chambers

Author

William Chambers (1723–1796) was an architect mainly active in and around London.

Chambers was a founder member of the Royal Academy of Arts in 1768 and he published a number of both practical and theoretical books on architecture, gardening and interior design.

Books by William Chambers

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