In 2009, Pugin
the dragon was picked up by Steve Fletcher the founder and artistic director of a carnival company in Cardiff, SWICA, where it was kept in his garden.
took his lead from his father, Auguste Charles (1762-1832) a French emigre who worked as a draughtsman and watercolourist.
The parliamentarians' visit follows a presentation given by Nick Corbett from Transforming Cities and Sam Miller from Urban Devotion Birmingham in the Palace of Westminster on the Big Story of Pugin
's passion for the Gothic style was of enormous import in his day (he designed the interior decoration at Westminster).
Blairman & Sons Ltd is especially dedicated to the later period, and identifies 'progressive design' as important to the 19th-century furniture market, 'whether that is Hope, Pugin
or [E.W.] Godwin.' He cites a sale at Sworders in April this year, where he purchased a pair of brass candlesticks designed and owned by Pugin
It shows Pugin
''s innovative 'pin-wheel'' interior of rooms radiating from a central staircase.
Steiger and Pugin
of CSEM formed J aggregates of cyanines using a mesoporous support with an average pore diameter greater than 1.5 nm and lined with functionalized dendritic polymers.
Three years later Pugin
apprenticed with the venerated French culinary fraternity of Les Compagnon du Tour de France.
However, without Pugin
, the dominant figure in the 19th century Gothic Revival movement, it might never have happened.
The early Victorian architect and designer, Augustus Welby Pugin
(1812-1852), was what in our day we would call an obsessive and a workaholic.
It is not yet confirmed whether Peter-Paul Pugin
or his brother, Cuthbert, personally designed St Oswald's.
Tony Robinson follows the renovation and visits many of Pugin
's buildings, discovering how he changed the face of the country.