Theodore Jacobsen

(1730—1772) architect and merchant

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(d. 1772). English architect of German descent, he worked in London, where his best-known building was the Foundling Hospital (1742–52—demolished 1928). He is remembered today for the main quadrangle, Trinity College, Dublin (1752–9).

From A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Architecture.

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