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Alan Sorrell : the Man Who Created Roman Britain.

Author: Julia Sorrell; Mark Sorrell
Publisher: Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited, 2017.
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"Alan Sorrell's archaeological reconstruction drawings and paintings remain some of the best, most accurate and most accomplished paintings of their genre that continue to inform our understanding and appreciation of historic buildings and monuments in Europe, the Near East and throughout the UK. His famously stormy and smoky townscapes, especially those of Roman Britain, were based on meticulous attention to detail  Read more...
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Sorrell, Julia.
Alan Sorrell : The Man Who Created Roman Britain.
Havertown : Oxbow Books, Limited, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Julia Sorrell; Mark Sorrell
ISBN: 9781785707414 1785707418
OCLC Number: 1030816960
Description: 1 online resource (243 pages)
Contents: Intro; Title; Copyright; Contents; List of illustrations; Acknowledgements; PART ONE. ALAN SORRELL: A BRIEF BIOGRAPHY: Julia Sorrell; 1 Introduction; 2 Early life and education; 3 The British School at Rome 1928-1930; 4 England 1930-1939; 5 World War II; 6 The post-war years; PART TWO. A LIFE DETERMINED: Mark Sorrell; 7 Portrait of my father; 8 Beginnings and the National Museum of Wales; 9 Jarlshof, Shetland: a work in progress; 10 Years of achievement; Appendix: finding list of reconstruction drawings by Alan Sorrell; References.

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Alan Sorrell was a celebrated and accomplished artist, most renowned for his meticulously researched archaeological reconstructions, especially of the towns and buildings of Roman Britain. Written by  Read more...

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Julia and Mark write their separate, longer versions of the same story. All are valuable for the anecdotes, memories and analysis, and a wealth of detail that helps us understand the man and his Read more...

 
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