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Family Portraits of the Blount Family of Mapledurham

For the Six Portraits of the family of Joseph Blount of Mapledurham and his wife, Mary Canning, please see article entitled ‘Mary Blount nee Canning’: https://wp.me/p4BX9P-sc Michael Blount I was … Continue reading

December 4, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gilbert Blount trained with Salvin NOT Smirke

The architect, Gilbert Blount, actually trained with Salvin rather than Smirke … Many biographical dictionaries, including Wikipedia, state that Gilbert Blount trained in the office of Sidney Smirke. In fact, Blount … Continue reading

September 5, 2019 · Leave a comment

Gilbert Blount: An architect through his diaries

GILBERT BLOUNT: AN ARCHITECT THROUGH HIS DIARIES BY PHILIPPA HUNTER To be continued and the footnotes added   An overshadowed architect, seen through the eyes of his diaries and correspondence. Gilbert … Continue reading

May 6, 2017 · 1 Comment

Gilbert Blount – A Miscellany

Gilbert Robert Blount (1819-1876), Architect See also the more recent blogs: Gilbert Blount: An architect through his diaries In “Architects and Sculptors”:  https://wp.me/p4BX9P-2f8 Gilbert Blount trained with Salvin NOT Smirke:  https://wp.me/p4BX9P-2J8Continue reading

May 30, 2016 · 1 Comment