John Hooper Harvey

(1911—1997) architectural and garden historian

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(1911–97). English architectural and garden and architectural historian. A prolific writer and distinguished scholar, he made a major contribution over many years to several aspects of garden and architectural history, but his greatest achievement by far was his magisterial English Mediaeval Architects: A Biographical Dictionary down to 1550, first published in 1954, and subsequently revised. Based on documentary sources, it illumines the English medieval architectural world with gracefully presented facts.

From A Dictionary of Architecture and Landscape Architecture in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Architecture.

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