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Theatre Architects - American Theatre Architects, English Theatre Architects, Marc Isambard Brunel, Bertie Crewe, Samuel Beazley, Thomas W. (Paperback) Loot Price: R343
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Theatre Architects - American Theatre Architects, English Theatre Architects, Marc Isambard Brunel, Bertie Crewe, Samuel Beazley, Thomas W. (Paperback)

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 36. Chapters: American theatre architects, English theatre architects, Marc Isambard Brunel, Bertie Crewe, Samuel Beazley, Thomas W. Lamb, Charles Garnier, Peter Grain, Frank Matcham, Victor Schroter, Raymond M. Kennedy, Boller Brothers, S. Charles Lee, Paul C. Reilly, Walter Emden, Haworth Tompkins, W. G. R. Sprague, R. Harold Zook, John Eberson, Charles J. Phipps, B. Marcus Priteca, Richard L. Crowther, C. Howard Crane, G. Albert Lansburgh, Marshall and Fox, Herbert J. Krapp, James and Lister Lea, John William Merrow, Stiles O. Clements, Rapp and Rapp, Clarence Blackall, Bernardo Buontalenti, Thomas Verity, Emmanuel Briffa, William Harold Lee, Frank Verity, Edward Shepherd, Henry Beaumont Herts, Walter W. Ahlschlager, Finch Hill, Maurice Herman Finkel. Excerpt: Sir Marc Isambard Brunel, FRS FRSE (25 April 1769 - 12 December 1849) was a French-born engineer who settled in England. He preferred the name Isambard, but is generally known to history as Marc to avoid confusion with his more famous son Isambard Kingdom Brunel. His most famous achievement was the construction of the Thames Tunnel. Brunel was the second son of Jean Charles Brunel and Marie Victoire Lefebvre. Jean Charles was a prosperous farmer in Hacqueville, Normandy, and Marc was born on the family farm. It was customary for the first son to inherit the farm and the second son to enter the priesthood. His father therefore started Marc on a classical education, but he showed no liking for Greek or Latin and instead showed himself proficient in drawing and mathematics. He was also very musical from an early age. At the age of eleven he was sent to a seminary in Rouen. The superior of the seminary allowed him to learn carpentry and he soon achieved the standards of a cabinetmaker. He also sketched ships in the local harbour. As he showed no desire to become a priest, ..

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Imprint: University-Press.Org
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Source Wikipedia
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 38
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-61897-5
Barcode: 9781230618975
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LSN: 1-230-61897-X

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