Somers Clarke

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For his uncle, also an architect, see George Somers Leigh Clarke.
George Somers Clarke
Born 1841
Brighton, England
Died 31 August 1926
Egypt
Occupation Architect

George Somers Clarke (1841–1926)[1] was an architect and English Egyptologist who worked at a number of sites throughout Egypt, notably in El Kab, where he built a house. He was born in Brighton.

As an architect he worked in partnership with John Thomas Micklethwaite from offices at 15 Dean's Yard, Westminster, London.

View of Reid's Hotel in Funchal, Madeira, photographed by Sarah Angelina Acland (c. 1910).

After his retirement Clarke continued to live in Egypt and died in Mahamid in August 1926.[1]

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  1. ^ a b "Death Of Well Known Architect: Mr Somers Clarke Passes Away In Egypt". Dundee Courier. 1 September 1926. Retrieved 24 September 2014 – via British Newspaper Archive. (subscription required (help)). 
  2. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 738.
  3. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 433.
  4. ^ Church Guide Book. St Martin's, Brighton. 1975. 
  5. ^ Building News. 1 January 1875.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  6. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 669.
  7. ^ The Builder 46: 932. 1884.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  8. ^ The Builder: 792. 5 December 1885.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  9. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 698.
  10. ^ Denby, Elaine (1998). Grand Hotels: Reality & Illusion; An Architectural and Social History. Reaktion Books. p. 183. ISBN 978-1861891211. 
  11. ^ The Builder. 6 October 1892.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  12. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 428.
  13. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 436.
  14. ^ Nairn & Pevsner 1965, p. 155.
  15. ^ Sherwood & Pevsner 1965, p. 298.

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