OBITUARY. ISAMBARD KINGDOM BRUNEL, (VICE-PRESIDENT), 1806-1859.
- Author: UNKNOWN
- Source: Minutes of the Proceedings, Volume 19, Issue 1860, 01 January 1860 , pages 169 –173
MEMOIRS. l69 encouragement and hope for theyounger recipients, warmand heartycongratulationsfor the elder. I n the words of Professor Donaldson, "the Institute owed Earl De Grey a deepdebt of gratitude, for much of the success whichhad attended its operation, and the high position which it held in the public estimation, and in that of all Europe, was to be attributed, in great part, to the warm and untiring interest which he had manifested in its behalf." H e was also President of the Architectural Museum, and took the chair on the occasion of its first public meeting ; he was a Fellow of the Royal Society and of the Society of Antiquaries, and was connected with most of the other learned institut,ions...