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Francis Rattenbury and British Columbia: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age

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Yorkshire-born Francis Mawson Rattenbury (1867-1935) emigrated to British Columbia as a young architect in 1892. Within months of his arrival in Victoria he launched his brilliant, if abbreviated, career by winning an international competition to design the legislative buildings. While his life was marred by controversy, scandal and, in the end, tragedy, Rattenbury's architecture had an enduring impact on the Canadian landscape and his commercial ventures were important to the economic development of the West. Richly ...

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Francis Rattenbury and British Columbia: Architecture and Challenge in the Imperial Age 1983, University of British Columbia Press, Vancouver

ISBN-13: 9780774801782

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