The Gothic revival began in the early years of Victorias reign. It quickly became the dominant form of building. New and exciting, it reflected Britains growing stature and a confidence in the countrys past and her future direction.
A first, full-length study of the life and work of a leading domestic architect of the Victorian era, illustrated with original pictures, plans and photographs, and containing a full catalogue raisonne of all Salvin's work.
British architect George Frederick Bodley (1827-1907) fundamentally shaped the architecture, art and design of the Anglican Church throughout England and the world; his work survives in the United States, Australia, India and Italy, as well as the United Kingdom. This book aims to explore the life and work of this major Gothic Revival architect.