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Author Hill, Rosemary (Historian)

Title God's architect : Pugin and the building of romantic Britain / Rosemary Hill
Published London : Penguin, 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 601 pages, 24 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations
Contents List of illustrations -- Prologue -- Auguste Charles Pugin -- Catherine Welby -- The microcosm of London: 1802-1812 -- Waverly: 1812 to 1821 -- 'My first design': 1821 to 1824 -- Metropolitan improvements: 1824 to 1826 -- The king's pleasure: 1827 -- Beginning the world: October 1827 to July 1831 -- A very short courtship: July 1831 to May 1832 -- 'Gothic for ever': June 1832 to April 1833 -- Beginning the world again: May 1833 to October 1834 -- The new world begun: October 1834 to May 1835 -- Salisbury and Sarum: summer 1835 -- Contrasts: summer 1835 to August 1836 -- Entre deux guerres: autumn 1836 -- Romantic Catholics -- The professor of ecclesiastical antiquities: 1837 -- 'My first church': July 1837 to May 1838 -- Birmingham and Oxford: May 1838 to May 1839 -- Young Victorians: May 1839 to February 1840 -- A vision for England: March to December 1840 -- True principles and Tract XC: 1841 -- Reunion and division: 1842 -- A shift in the wind: January to September 1843 -- The Grange, Ramsgate: September to December 1843 -- A return of grief: January to August 1844 -- The new house and the new palace: autumn and winter, 1844 -- The new life: December 1844 to April 1845 -- A battle of wills: May to October 1845 -- Entre deux femmes: October 1845 to June 1846 -- Improving the taste of young England: June 1846 to February 1847 -- The House of Lords: February to autumn 1847 -- Many hands: autumn 1847 -- Helen Lumsdaine: December 1847 to May 1848 -- 'One affectionate heart': May to 10 August 1848 -- 'A first rate Gothic woman': 11 August 1848 to August 1849 -- Design for the middling sort: September 1849 to January 1850 -- The high Victorians: 1850 -- The Great Exhibition: January to October 1851 -- The whole machinery of the clock: October 1851 to February 1852 -- Bethlem and Ramsgate: 26 February to September 1852 -- Epilogue -- Abbreviations -- List of works -- Select bibliography -- Notes -- Acknowledgements -- Index
Notes Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 2007
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-535) and index
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Subject Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852.
Architects -- Great Britain -- Biography.
Gothic revival (Architecture) -- England.
Genre/Form Biography.
Biographies.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0141911670 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
0300155751 (electronic bk.)
9780141911670 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Digital Editions)
9780300155754 (electronic bk.)