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Adam, Robert

(1728-1792)
Adam was an architect and interior designer for wealthy patrons, such as the Duke and Duchess of Northumberland around Alnwick, Northumberland. His style of architecture and decoration are known as the 'Adam style', based on his own travels in Greece and Italy. He worked at Culzean Castle, Scotland, (1777-92) and Syon House, London, (1766-9).

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