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Author Hill, Rosemary

Title God's architect : Pugin and the building of romantic Britain / Rosemary Hill.

Imprint New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009, c2007.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    720.92 PUGIN,A HIL    Available
Description xiii, 601 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm.
Note Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2007.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 529-535) and index.
Summary God's Architect is the first modern biography of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812-1852), one of Britain's greatest architects. The author draws on thousands of unpublished letters and drawings to recreate Pugin's life and work as architect, propagandist, and Gothic designer, as well as the turbulent story of his three marriages, the bitterness of his last years, and his sudden death at forty. -- Inside cover.
Subject Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852
Architects -- Great Britain -- Biography
Gothic revival (Architecture) -- Great Britain
ISBN 9780300151619

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