The RIBA archive and me: Marcus Binney

Mavisbank, near Edinburgh, designed by John Clerk and William Adam in the 18th century, as Marcus Binney and John Harris found it when they visited 25 years ago.

When I was studying art history at Cambridge, I was inspired by the RIBA archive and its curator at the time, John Harris. He had single-handedly grown it into the greatest collection of architectural drawings in the world.

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