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Ridgeway, Sir William, 1858-1926 (Knight, classicist)



Sir William Ridgeway (1858-1926), knight; classicist

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Letter from Sir William Ridgeway (Queen's College, Cork) to John Willis Clark, 8 Nov. 1892

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8954/120
Scope and Contents

Admiration for his 'Cambridge'; 'At a time when Archaeology at Cambridge was nothing more than mere rag and bone collecting you alone were founding a strict scientific method, studying the monuments side by side with the ancient documents, thus removing Architectural Archaeology from the province of mere guessing Dilettantism into that of solid History.'; everyone felt it was sad that Clark was passed over at the last vacancy for a University office

Dates: 8 Nov. 1892
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