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Copy, c. 1900, of a letter from Augustus Welby Pugin to E. J. Wilson [Edward James Willson], n.d. [6 Nov. 1834]

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MS. Eng. c. 7284, fols. 64-65

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The letter describes the fire at the Palace of Westminster in 1834 and the damage done. Pugin celebrates the loss of the work of Soane and Wyatt and criticises the architect Smirke.

The letter is published in Belcher, Margaret (ed): The Collected Letters of A. W. N. Pugin: Volume I: 1830-1842 (Oxford; Oxford University Press, 2001)

Dates

  • c. 1900, n.d. [6 Nov. 1834]

Extent

2.0 Leaves

Language of Materials

English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MS. Eng. c. 7284, fol. 64].
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Shelfmark:

MS. Eng. c. 7284, fols. 64-65

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 6245

Overview

Copy, c. 1900, of a letter from Augustus Welby Pugin to E. J. Wilson [Edward James Willson], n.d. [6 Nov. 1834]

Biographical / Historical

Augustus Welby Pugin (1812-1852), architect. For more information see the Dictionary of National Biography.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Part of the H. M. Colvin bequest, 12 June 2008.
Title
Copy, c. 1900, of a letter from Augustus Welby Pugin to E. J. Wilson [Edward James Willson], n.d. [6 Nov. 1834]
Status
Completed
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

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