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ID: 500033391
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Record Type: Person
Gwilt, Joseph (English architect, architectural critic, and theorist, 1784-1863)

Note: Born 11 January 1784; died 14 September 1863. Son of George Gwilt I (1746-1807), architect, and brother of George Gwilt II (1775-1856), architect. Father of John Sebastien Gwilt (1811-1890), architect. Entered his father's office in 1799. Held the position "Surveyor to the Commissioners of Sewers for Surrey" from 1807 to 1846. Gwilt is most famous for his career as an architectural theorist and critic, which began in 1811. Translated "Vitruvius" into English in 1826. Wrote "An Encyclopedia of Architecture" in 1842.

Names:
Gwilt, Joseph (preferred,V,index)
Joseph Gwilt (V,display)

Nationalities:
British (modern) (preferred)
English

Roles:
architect (preferred)
critic
theorist

Gender: male

Birth and Death Places:
Born:  Southwark (London, Greater London, England, United Kingdom) (neighborhood)
Died:  Henley-on-Thames (Oxfordshire, England, United Kingdom) (inhabited place)

List/Hierarchical Position:
 ....  Persons, Artists
 ........  Gwilt, Joseph (I)

Biographies:
(English architect, architectural critic, and theorist, 1784-1863) ..... [CCA Preferred]

Additional Names:

Sources and Contributors:
Gwilt, Joseph ........ [CCA Preferred]
............................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
Joseph Gwilt ........ [CCA]
..........................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database

Subject: ........ [CCA, Gallery Systems, VP]
....................  Canadian Centre for Architecture database
....................  Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
....................  Gallery Systems (2000-) LOC ID: n82017932
....................  Library of Congress Authorities database (n.d.) LOC ID: n82017932
....................  Library of Congress Authorities online (2002-)
....................  Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
....................  Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
 
Note:
English .......... [CCA]
.......... Colvin, Biographical Dictionary of British Architects (1978)
.......... Macmillan Encyclopedia of Architects (1982)
.......... Thieme-Becker, Allgemeines Lexikon der K√ľnstler (1980-1986)
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