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Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore, 1812-1852 (architect, writer and designer)



  • Existence: 1812 - 1852

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

 Series — Box: MS Add.8812/1-239: Box 1

Letter from Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin to [John Mason Neale (1818-66) / John Fuller Russell?], 16 Nov. 1841 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8812/30
Scope and Contents

Too busy to come to Cambridge - his builder is coming to do estimates; Lord Midleton to see designs; '...I can show you glorious things'; a few inaccuracies in Camden Society publications; disuse of sedilia and sacrarium; 'No one can detest modern 'Italianism' more than I do but the 'Christian antiquities' of Rome merit our veneration...' [illuminated initial 'R', with sketch of Clare College]

Dates: 16 Nov. 1841 (Circa)
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