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Augustus Pugin

(1812-1852), Architect, writer, designer and ecclesiologist

Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin

Early Victorian Portraits Catalogue Entry

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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Augustus Pugin, by Unknown artist - NPG 1404

Augustus Pugin

by Unknown artist
oil on canvas, circa 1840
On display in Room 18 on Floor 3 at the National Portrait Gallery
NPG 1404

Augustus Pugin, by James Henry Lynch, after  John Rogers Herbert - NPG D20474

Augustus Pugin

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

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