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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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