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Author Whyte, William (William Hadden)

Title Oxford Jackson : architecture, education, status, and style 1835-1924 / William Whyte
Published Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2006
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Description 1 online resource (xvi, 268 pages) : illustrations
Series Oxford historical monographs
Oxford historical monographs.
Contents 'Recording our eclectic age' : Jackson and the dilemma of style -- 'The unity of art' : Jackson and the arts and crafts -- 'The maker of modern Oxford' : Jackson and the architecture of progress -- 'In the shadow of Anglo-Jackson' : Jackson and the public schools -- 'Cambridge at last!' : Jackson and the architecture of science -- 'An intellectual aristocracy' : Jackson, his clients, and their world
Summary This is the first biography of T.G. Jackson, an architect who transformed the image of Oxford, rebuilt public schools, and became a leading architect of the arts and crafts movement. Although many of his buildings are famous, until now he has been little known. Yet his work illuminates a whole society as well as an individual. - ;In the late nineteenth century one man changed Oxford forever. T.G. Jackson built the Examination Schools, the Bridge of Sighs, worked at a dozen colleges, and restored a score of other Oxford icons. He also built for many of the major public schools, for the Univer
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-257) and index
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Subject Jackson, Thomas Graham, Sir, 1835-1924 -- Criticism and interpretation.
Architecture -- England -- 19th century.
Architecture -- England -- 20th century.
Genre/Form Criticism, interpretation, etc.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2006016268
ISBN 0191516333 (electronic bk.)
1429471158 (electronic bk.)
9780191516337 (electronic bk.)
9781429471152 (electronic bk.)