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Victorious Victorians

Peg B. Sinclair

Victorious Victorians

a guide to the major architectural styles

by Peg B. Sinclair

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Published by Henry Holt & Company in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Wooden-frame houses -- United States.,
  • Architecture, Victorian -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementtext by Peg B. Sinclair, photographs by Taylor B. Lewis.
    ContributionsLewis, Taylor Biggs.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination80 p. :
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20326981M
    ISBN 100805011374
    OCLC/WorldCa28769232

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    The idea intrigued Schneider, who recognized the appeal of a series concerning fame. He also views The Great Exhibition in as a milestone in British cultural and imperial history. Many of these paintings have a cinematic quality to them, as if they are still frames from a movie. I want to know if they are motivated by personal gain or by a desire to touch the lives of people.

    This aspect is covered in depth to explain the movement and its main protagonists, particularly Manning's hostile relationship with John Henry Newman. Many of these paintings have a cinematic quality to them, as if they are still frames from a movie. It's your job to ask the questions and seek the answers; but ultimately, it's God's job to reveal the answers. But it was, and remains today, largely misunderstood.


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