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Augustus Pugin (1812-1852), Architect and ecclesiologist

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

Sitter associated with 2 portraits
Architect, writer, designer and ecclesiologist; leader of the Gothic revival movement; converted to Roman Catholicism in 1835; designed many churches including St. Chad's Cathedral, Birmingham and St. George's, Southwark; assisted Charles Barry (1795-1860) with the design for the Houses of Parliament; died in Ramsgate following a mental breakdown.

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1404

Augustus Pugin

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1840
On display in Room 24 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1404

D20474

Augustus Pugin

by James Henry Lynch, after John Rogers Herbert
lithograph, published 1853
NPG D20474