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William Beatson : a colonial architect

Author: Ian Bowman; New Zealand Historic Places Trust. Nelson Branch.
Publisher: Auckland [N.Z.] : Balasoglou Books in association with Nelson Branch, New Zealand Historic Places Trust, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Traces William Beatson's career from his apprenticeship in London to emigration and his practice in Nelson. An examination of each building he designed - the history behind each, the design and response to the architectural conditions - gives an understanding of his own personal reaction and contribution to Nelson's architecture, and the contribution which his architecture made to Nelson's development.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: William Beatson
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ian Bowman; New Zealand Historic Places Trust. Nelson Branch.
ISBN: 0958262543 9780958262545
OCLC Number: 71194653
Description: 162 p. : ill. ; 21 x 21 cm.
Responsibility: Ian Bowman.

Abstract:

Traces William Beatson's career from his apprenticeship in London to emigration and his practice in Nelson. An examination of each building he designed - the history behind each, the design and response to the architectural conditions - gives an understanding of his own personal reaction and contribution to Nelson's architecture, and the contribution which his architecture made to Nelson's development.

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