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Hill, Rosemary
God's architect : Pugin and the building of romantic Britain / Rosemary Hill
Alternate Title Pugin and the building of romantic Britain
New Haven : Yale University Press, 2009
book jacket
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 4th Floor  NA997.P9 H55 2009    AVAILABLE
Subject Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852
Subject(s) Architects -- Great Britain -- Biography
Gothic revival (Architecture) -- Great Britain
Physical Description xiii, 601 p., [32] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 25 cm
Note Originally published: London : Allen Lane, 2007
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 The author draws on thousands of unpublished letters and drawings to recreate Pugin's life and work as architect, propagandist, and Gothic designer, as well as the turbulent story of his three marriages,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

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