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Garner, Thomas (1839–1906), architect and designer  

Paul Waterhouse

revised by Michael Hall

Garner, Thomas (1839–1906), architect and designer, was born at Wasperton Hill, Wasperton, Warwickshire, on 12 August 1839, the son of Thomas Garner (1795–1880), farmer, and his wife, Louisa Savage (b. c.1815). Brought up in country surroundings, he acquired as a boy a love of riding and a knowledge of horsemanship which he retained through life. In 1856, at the age of seventeen, he entered as a pupil the office of ...

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Godwin, Edward William (1833–1886), architect and designer  

Susan Weber Soros

Godwin, Edward William (1833–1886), architect and designer, was born at 12 Old Market Street, Bristol, on 26 May 1833, the son of William Godwin (c.1794–1846) and Ann Jones Davies (1795–1869). His father was a currier and a partner in Godwin, Smith & Co....

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Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings  

John Harris

Kent, William (bap. 1686, d. 1748), painter, architect, and designer of gardens and interior furnishings, was baptized William Cant in St Mary's Church, Bridlington, Yorkshire, on 1 January 1686, the son of William Cant and his wife, Esther Shimmings.

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William Kent (bap. 1686, d. 1748) by William Aikman, c. 1723–5 © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Marot, Daniel (1661–1752), architect, designer, and engraver  

Tessa Murdoch

Marot, Daniel (1661–1752), architect, designer, and engraver, was born in Paris in 1661, the son of the protestant Jean Marot (1619–1679), engraver and architect, and his wife, Charlotte, daughter of the Dutch cabinet-maker Abraham Garbrand. Daniel assisted his father on his engravings of contemporary French architecture, published in 1670 as ...

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Marot, Daniel (1661–1752)  

Maker: Jacob Gole

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Daniel Marot (1661–1752) by Jacob Gole (after Jacques Parmentier) © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Papworth, John Buonarotti (1775–1847)  

Maker: William Brockedon

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John Buonarotti Papworth (1775–1847) by William Brockedon © National Portrait Gallery, London

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Papworth, John Buonarotti (1775–1847), architect and designer  

Arthur Cates

revised by John Elliott

Papworth, John Buonarotti (1775–1847), architect and designer, was born in Marylebone, Middlesex, on 24 January 1775, the second son and one of twelve children of John Papworth (1750–1799), a leading stuccoist, and his wife, Charlotte, née Searle. It was originally intended that Papworth...

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Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812–1852)  

Maker: John Rogers Herbert

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Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin (1812–1852) by John Rogers Herbert, 1845 RIBA Library Photographs Collection

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Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812–1852), architect, writer, and designer  

Alexandra Wedgwood

Pugin, Augustus Welby Northmore (1812–1852), architect, writer, and designer, was born on 1 March 1812 at 39 Keppel Street, Russell Square, London, the only child of Auguste Charles Pugin (1768/9–1832), architect, and Catherine Welby (c.1772–1833).

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Russell, Richard Drew [Dick] (1903–1981), architect and furniture designer  

Penny Sparke

Russell, Richard Drew [Dick] (1903–1981), architect and furniture designer, was born in Repton, Derbyshire, on 21 December 1903, the third son of Elizabeth Shefford (1864–1956) and Sydney Bolton Russell (1866–1938), a hotelier. From the age of six weeks he and his family—including his older brothers, ...

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Russell, Richard Drew (1903–1981)  

Maker: Sylvia Redding

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Richard Drew Russell (1903–1981) by Sylvia Redding private collection

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Speight, Sadie [married name Sadie Martin, Lady Martin] (1906–1992), architect and designer  

Jill Seddon

Speight, Sadie [married name Sadie Martin, Lady Martin] (1906–1992), architect and designer, was born on 26 May 1906 at 65 Church Street, Standish, Lancashire, one of two daughters of Alfred Speight, a doctor, and his wife, Mary Annie, née Urmston. Both she and her sister, ...