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Popularism versus professionalism: John Summerson and the 20th-century creation of the 'Georgian'

McKellar, Elizabeth (2004). Popularism versus professionalism: John Summerson and the 20th-century creation of the 'Georgian'. In: Arciszewska, Barbara and McKellar, Elizabeth eds. Articulating British classicism: new approaches in Eighteenth-Century architecture. Reinterpreting Classicism: Culture, Reaction and Appropriation. Aldershot, UK: Ashgate, pp. 35–56.

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Abstract

Drawing on his archive in the RIBA this chapter considers the role of Sir John Summerson in developing a Palladian-dominated construction of the 'Georgian' in the post-World War Two era.

Item Type: Book Chapter
ISBN: 0-7546-3735-2, 978-0-7546-3735-6
Keywords: architecture; Eighteenth century; British architecture; Palladian; Georgian; historiography
Academic Unit/Department: Arts > Art History
Item ID: 2929
Depositing User: Elizabeth McKellar
Date Deposited: 22 Jun 2006
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 19:48
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/2929
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