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The 1840s

Edited by Rosemary Hill and Michael Hall. In the first issue of 'Studies in Victorian architecture and design' we begin at the beginning with essays on aspects of architecture in the first full decade of the reign. Sale: now £7 reduced from £15.

Introduction: Architecture and the 1840s Rosemary Hill

From gilded dream to learning laboratory: Owen Jones's study of the Alhambra Carol A. Hrvol Flores

William Burn and the design (and re-design) of  Sandon Hall, Staffordshire Paul Bradley

Rail, steam and speed Gavin Stamp

'Our Own': Thomas Hope, A. J. Beresford Hope and the creation of the High Victorian style Michael Hall

Architectural drawings of the 1840s: a newly discovered portfolio Helen Dunstan-Smith and Rosemary Hill

Elizabeth Simcoe and her daughters: amateur ecclesiastical design in the 1840s Jim Cheshire

William Whyte: the early years Gill Hunter

ISBN 978-0-901657-50-3

Published October 2008.

The publication of this first volume of Studies in Victorian architecture and design has been made possible by a generous bequest from Dorothy Cathilda Fraser, for many years a member of the Victorian Society, and is dedicated to her memory. 

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