Matthew, Henry Colin Gray, Brian Harrison, and Lawrence Goldman, editors. Oxford Dictionary of National Biography.
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin
Standard Name: Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore
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Besides domestic work (such as housekeeping for her brother Thomas), AM was a pioneer in designing and embroidering church vestments from medieval patterns found in the work of Augustus Pugin , long before this became...
1 March 1812
Architect and writer Augustus Pugin was born at 34 Store Street, near Bedford Square, London.
Architect Augustus Pugin converted to Roman Catholicism; he designed many of the newly-built Catholic churches in the Gothic style.
Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin published Contrasts, or, a parallel between the noble edifices of the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries and similar buildings of the present day, shewing the present decay of taste.
14 September 1852
Augustus Pugin , architect and writer, died at Ramsgate, Kent.