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Fergusson, James (1808–1886), architectural historian

David Boyd Haycock

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:

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Fergusson, James (1808–1886), architectural historian, was born in Ayr, Scotland, in late 1808, the second son of Dr William Fergusson (1773–1846), an army surgeon with an interest in engineering as applied to military hospitals. Fergusson's family eventually settled in Windsor, and James was educated at the ...

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Subjects: Architecture ; Art Education

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