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Memoirs of the life and works of Sir Christopher Wren

Elmes, James

Memoirs of the life and works of Sir Christopher Wren

with a brief view of the progress of architecture in England, from the beginning of the reign of Charles the First to the end of the seventeenth century; and an appendix of authentic documents.

by Elmes, James

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Published by Priestley and Weale in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Wren, Christopher, Sir, 1632-1723.,
    • Architecture -- England -- History.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementBy James Elmes ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA997.W8 E4
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxxxvi, 532, 147, [1] p.
      Number of Pages532
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6529186M
      LC Control Number11007133
      OCLC/WorldCa2193588

      SOME NOTES ON THE KNOWN DESCENDANTS OF SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN. Bill Burgoyne's website includes a comprehensive summary of the known male line descendants of Sir Christopher Wren.. It should be noted that the majority of the individuals in this tree lived in Warwickshire, and that many of the Wren families originating from other parts of the British Isles are likely to connect to a . Memoirs of the Life and Works of Sir Christopher Wren (). The Arts and Artists; or. Anecdotes and Relics of the Schools of Painting, Sculpture, and Architecture (3 volumes,). A General and Bibliographical Dictionary of the Fine Arts (). Metropolitan Improvements, or London in the Nineteenth Century ().

      “HE ADORNED HIS COUNTRY WITH SO MANY OF ITS FINEST BUILDINGS”: THE WORKS OF SIR CHRISTOPHER WREN, , FIRST EDITION, WITH 60 LARGE LITHOGRAPHIC PLATES (WREN, Sir Christopher) WREN, Christopher. The Works of Sir Christopher Wren. The Dimensions, Plans, Elevations, and Sections of the Parochial Churches. The biographies of Sir Christopher Wren and two earlier members of the Wren family are followed by four short tracts by Sir Christopher on the aesthetics and origins of architecture, and by notes on the temple of Diana at Ephesus and on the 'temple of peace' (i.e. basilica of Constantine) and temple of .

      Facts about Christopher Wren 9: Wadham College, Oxford. Wren was educated at Wadham College, Oxford on June 25th, He learned the works of Aristotle and Latin. He graduated in and received his BA. He had MA two years later. Facts about Christopher Wren experiments. Wren liked to do various experiments and observations. Today is the birthday () of Sir Christopher Michael Wren PRS, one of the most highly acclaimed English architects in history. He was accorded responsibility for rebuilding 52 churches in the City of London after the Great Fire in , including his masterpiece, St. Paul’s Cathedral, on Ludgate Hill in London, completed in (see http.


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