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Imperial Institute

Building  From 1893  To 1960

Categories: Science, Education

Established in 1887 to promote research that would benefit the British Empire.  From 1893 it was housed in a building in Exhibition Road, designed by T. E. Collcutt.  This was demolished in the 1950s/60s to make space for Imperial College.  The Imperial Institute was renamed the Commonwealth Institute and moved into a building in Holland Park.  The Library Time Machine has some marvellous pictures of the interior of both Institutes: the Imperial and the Commonwealth.

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Imperial Institute lions

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Queen's Tower - IC

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