Frame was born in 1848 in Scotland.
In 1868 he was an assistant in the office of William Burges and worked on Cardiff Castle. Frame won the Royal Academy's gold medal and the Soane Medallion in 1873. In 1881 after Burges' death, Frame became architect to the Third Marquess of Bute in Cardiff. He died in 1906.
Pier Head Building, Cardiff
Cardiff Castle, Cardiff, Wales
Mount Stuart, Rothesay, Scotland
RC Church of St Edward the Confessor, Sanday, Scotland
Archbishop's Chapel Edinburgh, Scotland
Palace, Falkland, Scotland
House of Falkland, Falkland, Scotland
Remodelling of entrance hall of house, Edinburgh, GB