Fonds 10 - David Robertson Brown and Hugh Vallance

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David Robertson Brown and Hugh Vallance

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CA CAC 10

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  • 1918 (Creation)
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    Brown, David Robertson, 1869-1946
  • 1918 (Creation)
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    Vallance, Hugh, 1866-1947

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(1869-1946)

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David Robertson Brown (1869-1946) was born in Montreal. He began his career in 1885 as a draughtsman and pupil in the office of Alexander Francis Dunlop (1842-1923) and later worked as a draughtsman for Hutchison and Steele. Brown also worked in Boston, first at the firm of Shepley, Rutan and Coolidge and later for the firm of C. Brigham. Brown commenced his solo practice in Montreal in 1895. Donald Norman MacVicar (1869-1929) and John Charles Allison Heriot (1862-1921) practised architecture together in Montreal. Heriot was born in Montreal and studied at Cornell University. Initially he practised in the state of New York, returning to Montreal in 1893, at which time he formed a partnership with Alexander F. Dunlop. Later he became the partner of MacVicar.

David Robertson Brown (1869-1946) est né à Montréal. Il a amorcé sa carrière en 1885 en qualité de dessinateur et d'apprenti au cabinet d'Alexander Francis Dunlop (1842-1923); il a ensuite été dessinateur chez Hutchison et Steele. Brown a aussi travaillé à Boston, d'abord au cabinet de Shepley, Rutan et Coolidge et plus tard, pour le cabinet de C. Brigham. Brown a commencé à travailler de façon indépendante à Montréal en 1895. Donald Norman MacVicar (1869-1929) et John Charles Allison Heriot (1862-1921) ont exercé l'architecture ensemble à Montréal. Heriot est né à Montréal et a étudié à l'Université Cornell. Il a d'abord pratiqué dans l'État de New York puis est revenu à Montréal en 1893 et s'est alors associé à Alexander F. Dunlop. Plus tard, il est devenu l'associé de MacVicar.

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(1866-1947)

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Hugh Vallance (1866-1947) was born in Hamilton, ON. In 1883 he apprenticed with the Hamilton architect Charles W. Mulligan. After further architectural training in Paris, Vallance worked in Boston for the firm of Hartwill, Richardson and Driver. In 1907 Vallance moved to Montreal and set up practice in partnership with Brown. Brown and Vallance designed, among other buildings, the Children's Memorial Hospital (1907) in Montreal and the Medical Building (1910) of McGill University.

Hugh Vallance (1866-1947) est né à Hamilton (Ontario). En 1883, il a été l'apprenti de Charles W. Mulligan, architecte de Hamilton. Après une formation supplémentaire reçue à Paris, Vallance a travaillé à Boston pour le cabinet de Hartwill, Richardson et Driver. En 1907, Vallance s'est installé à Montréal et a ouvert un cabinet en s'associant avec Brown. Brown et Vallance ont dessiné, entre autres, le Children's Memorial Hospital (1907) à Montréal et le pavillon de médecine (1910) de l'Université McGill.

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"Architectural Drawings, 1918, 21 drawings." Drawings of plans, elevations, and sections document the design of the Y.W.C.A. Building on Dorchester Blvd. (now Boul. René-Lévesque) and Stanley St. in Montreal.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1918, 21 dessins." Des dessins, des plans, des élévations et des coupes témoignent du projet de construction de l'immeuble du YWCA, boulevard Dorchester (maintenant boulevard René-Lévesque) à l'angle de la rue Stanley, à Montréal.

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3

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