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. Bichard Gamett, of the duseum, was born at Lich- b. 27, 1835, and educated . He was appointed Assis- bhe Printed Book Depart- he British Musetunin 1851, istont-Keeper of Printed id Superintendent of the Boom in 1875. In April, honorary degree of LL.D. 'erred upon him by the y of Edinburgh. Mr. Gar- le author of " lo in Egypt, r Poems," 1859 ; *' Poems

German," 1862; "Idylls grams, chiefly from the athology," 1869. He has is father's " Philological 1859; "ReHcs of SheUey," Lon of poetical fragments d by himself among the SS., 1862 ; and selections iUey's poems and his let- 1880 and 1882. He has ontributed extensively to 1 literature, and written cles, " Alexander VI.," )gy" "Calderon," "Leo- md several others in the ition of the Encyclopcedia a. 'hILc. G^amett has taken

part in the numerous im- its effected of late years in

j of the British Museum,

niperintended the publica- the general catalogue of Kx>ks since its commence-

[EB, Jban Louis Charles, » born at Paris, Nov. 6, died sculpture and high

the icole Sp^ciale de obtaining several prizes, ommencement of 1842 he he Ecole des Beaux-Arts, lained there six years,

under MM. L^veil and i Lebas, and gaining the ze in architecture in 1848 »ign for a " Conservatoire arts et metiers." After- travelled in Greece, mea- the island of Egina the f Jupiter, a jwlychromatic r the restoration of which

he exhibited at the Salon des Beaux- Arts in 1853, and at the Exposition UniverseUe of 1855. Betuming to France in 1854, after a short visit to Constantinople, M. Gamier was attached as a sub-inspector to the works at the Tour de Saint-Jacques la Boucherie, under M. Ballu. In 1856 he published in the "Bevue Archeologique " an explanatory paper relative to the Temple of Egina. He exhibited various works in water-colours, &c., at the salons of 1857, 1859, and 1863, obtained a third-class medal in 1857, a first- class medal in 1863, and was deco- rated with the Cross of the Legion of Honour, Aug. 9, 186 i. In 1861 he took part in the open competition for the new Opera House at Paris ; his plans were unanimously adop- ted by the jury, over which Coimt Walewski presided, and he was entrusted with the execution of this important work. The Grand Opera House, which had been nearly com- pleted under Imperial auspices, was opened Jan. 5, 1875. There was a large concourse of foreign visitors present, and many of the highest rank ; the ex-King of Han- over, the ex-Queen of Spain, her son the young King Alfonso, and the Lord Mayor of London. On this occasion M. Gamier was deco- rated as an Officer of the Legion of Honour. He was apjwinted Inspec- tor-General of Civil Constructions, Paris, in Oct., 1877. The new theatre at Monaco, designed by him, was opened in Jan., 1879.

GABBETT, Elizabeth, M.D. (See Andbbson.)

GABTH, Sib Bichabd, son of the late Bev. Bichard Garth, of Fam- ham, Surrey, born in 1820, was educated at Eton and at Christ- church, Oxford, where he pro- ceeded to the degree of M.A. He was called to the bar at Lincoln's Inn in 1847, and went the Homo Circuit. He sat in Parliament for a short time (1866-68) in the Con- servative interest, as one of the members for Guildford. In March,

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