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date: 15 November 2019

Oram, Williamlocked

(d. 1777)
  • Annette Peach


Oram, William (d. 1777), painter and architect, was educated as an architect, and, through the patronage of Sir Edward Walpole, obtained the position in 1748 of master carpenter in the office of works, a post he held until his death. He designed a triumphal arch in ...

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