Is Mr Ruskin Living to Long?   History of Stokes Croft

Is Mr Ruskin Living to Long? History of Stokes Croft

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Selected Writings of E. W. Godwin on Victorian Architecture, Design and Culture.
Juliet Kinchin and Paul Stirton 
 
An anthology of Godwin's prolific and amusing journalism, giving direct access to key debates around Victorian architecture and culture.
 
E. W. Godwin is the "Patron Saint" of Stokes Croft. Born in Portland Square, he was a key player in the aesthetics movement in the 19th Century. He designed the Carriage works in Stokes Croft and eloped with Ellen Terry, the foremost actress of her era. A true polymath and genius, who has been effectively written out of Bristol history. 
 
This book is essential reading for anybody interested in the history of Stokes Croft.

 


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