Aston Webb

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Sir Aston Webb, GCVO, CB, RA, FRIBA (22 May 1849 – 21 August 1930) was a British architect who designed the principal facade of Buckingham Palace and the main building of the Victoria and Albert Museum, among other major works around England, many of them in partnership with Ingress Bell. He was President of the Royal Academy from 1919 to 1924. He was also the founding Chairman of the London Society.

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Sir Aston Webb

Sir Aston Webb, portrait by Solomon Joseph Solomon, c.1906
Born(1849-05-22)22 May 1849
Clapham, London, England
Died21 August 1930(1930-08-21) (aged 81)
Kensington, London, England
ChildrenMaurice and Philip Edward Webb
BuildingsUniversity of Birmingham