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DONALDSON— DOO.

al Notes and a Biographical iuction, 1854; "Critical Hia- of Christian Literature and ine from the Death of the les to the Nicene Council," ,, 1864-66 5 " The Ante-Nicene

ian Library," edited by him

Junction with the Rev. Alex- Roberts, D.D., 24 vols., 1867- ^e article " Greek Language " ito's " Cyclopaedia," 3rd edit. ; nires on the History of Edu- . in Prussia and England, and idred topics," 1874 ; the article cation" in Chambers's "In- tion for the People," 1874 ; a "On the Expiatory and Sub- Lonary Sacrifices of the B," read before the Royal y of Edinburgh, May 17, 1875 ; articles on the Characters of lis, on the Position of Women cient Greece, and on Univer- ieform in the Contemporary J), Besides these, he edited useum, or English Journal of Hon, for several years, and B contributed to the "Ency- lia Britannica " and to various [icals.

^ALDSON, Thomas Lbver- ?h. D., Emeritus Professor of lecture in London University e, member of the Institute of e, and numerous other foreign nies of the fine arts, and ex- lent of the Royal Institute of b Architects (1864), the son of hitect, was born Oct. 17, 1795. in his professional life he pur- his studies for five years in e, Italy, and Greece, and be- a writer, and afterwards a Br, on architectural subjects, — ich of learning in wmch his stands deservedly high. He author of numerous works;

which the most remarkable

A Collection of the most ap- I Examples of Door- ways, from t and modem Buildings in ) and Italy," 1833 ; " Pompeii ated," 1837; "The Temple of ' Epicurus at Bassa, with other lities of Peloponnesus, illus-

trated," in the supplementary volume of Stuart's Athens, 1838; "Architectural Maxims and Theo- ries," 1847; "Architectura Numis- maiica," 1859; besides numerous articles in the Transactions of the Royal Institute of British Archi- tects, and various pamphlets; a " Handbook of Specifications, or Practical Guide to the Architect and Surveyor," 1860. On his re- tirement from the Professorship at London University College in 1864, his professional brethren and pupils struck a medal "to commemorate his long and zealous services in promotmg the study of architec- ture," and two silver impressions are given annually as prizes in the classes of architecture and con- struction at that college. He was architect of Trinity Church and University College Hall, Gordon Square ; of Brompton Church, Lon- don; of various houses, churches, schools, &c., in the country ; and of the Flaxman Hall and Library, Uni- versity College. He was awarded the Royal Gold Medal of the R.I.B. A. in 1851, and a great gold medal of honour at the French Universal Exhibition, 1855. The King of the Belgians conferred on Professor Donaldson the rank of Chevalier of the Order of Leopold in 1872.

DOO, George Thomas, retired R.A., engp'aver, was born in Jan. 1800. Having studied under the best masters, he produced, in 1824, his first published engraving, " The Duke of York, after Sir Thomas Lawrence," for which he was ap- pointed engraver to his royal high- ness. He went to Paris in 1825, and worked in the atelier of Suisse ; visited the school of Gros, and learned his manner of teaching his pupils to draw the human figure. On his return home he assisted in the formation of an academy in the Savoy, for the study of fiie life model and the best examples of the antique, which lasted for some years. He lectiired on engraving, its history, theory, and priu^ice, at