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GIBSON, Rob Williams, architect, born Ayeley, Essex, England, 17 November, 1854. He was educated at a private school in Gravesend, and t then at the Royal academy of arts in London, where he completed his course in 1879. Subsequently he settled in New York city, where he has since followed his profession. His work includes the United States trust company's building in New York city and the Cathedral church in Buffalo, and he has submitted a design for the projected cathedral of the Protestant Episcopal church to be built in New York city. Mr. Gibson's best-known work is the cathedral of All Saints' in Albany, which is shown in the illustration, the design of which was selected in competition. This church, although not completed, was dedicated on 20 November, 1888, with appropriate ceremonies, extending through an entire week. He published in the "American Architect," during 1884, a series of articles on "Spanish Architecture," with illustrations made by himself in Spain, and, in the "Engineering Record," " Observations on Heavy Buildings" (1888).
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