George Meikle Kemp
architect; b. 1795; d. 1844.
He was apprenticed to a carpenter, and made a careful study of Gothic architecture. Kemp designed, in 1838, the monument to Sir Walter Scott, in Edinburgh, and was engaged in its erection when he died.
archæologist : b. June 1, 1802 (at Paris); d. November 24, 1859, (at Athens, Greece).
He went to Egypt with Champolliou in 1828, and took part also in the expedition to the Morea (see Blouet). In 1839 he was made a member of the Académie des Inscriptions, Paris, and in 1848 professor of Egyptian archæology at the Collège de France, Paris. He published Musée des Antiquités Egyptiennes (1842, folio); Le Trésor de numismatique et de glyptique (1834-1846, 20 vols, folio), illustrated under the direction of Paul Delaroche by the process invented by Achille Collas; Élite des Monuments céramographiques (1844-1861, 4 vols.), in cooperation with De Witte, and other works.
architect; b. 1807 (at Versailles); d. January 12, 1862.
Lenormand was attached at first to the works at the church of the Madeleine, Paris. In 1838 he was made architect of the Cour de Cassation, and held that office until his death, when he was succeeded by Louis Joseph Duc.
b. June 7, 1803 (at Paris); d. February 9, 1872.
A son of A. L. T. Vaudoyer. He studied architecture with his father and Lebas and at the École des Beaux Arts (Paris). In 1826 he won the Premier Grand Prix de Rome. While in Rome he made the monument to Poussin at the church of S. Lorenzo-in-Lucina. In 1853 he was appointed inspecteur des édifices diocésains, and in 1855 architect of the cathedral of Marseilles, which had been begun in 1852. He won a medal of the first class at the Salon of 1855.
Georg Friedrich Ziebland
architect; b. February 7, 1800; d. July 24, 1873.
He was sent to Italy by the king of Bavaria, and on his return was charged with the design and construction of the basilica [of St. Boniface] at Munich.
Georg Friedrich Ziebland, Basilica of St. Boniface (Munich: 1835-38).
Semper builds the Synagogue in Dresden (1838-1840).
Semper builds the Hoftheater in Dresden (1838-1841).
Karl Friedrich Schinkel, Palace at Orianda (Crimea: 1838).
The Museum of the Crimea and the Caucasian Provinces within the Palace at Orianda appears to be inspired by Lenoir's Musée des Antiquités et Monuments français.