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Collection of Victorian architectural drawings by R G Thomas

A collection of architectural drawings by the Newport architect R.G. Thomas (1820 - 1883), together with associated material relating to Early Victorian Newport.

Thomas was an architect and engineer who spent most of his life in Australia, having emigrated from Britain in 1836. He returned to Britain in 1846, where he remained for a period of 15 years, most of which were spent in Newport. During this time he was involved in numerous diverse building projects ranging from a drainage system for a housing estate to designs for cottages and villas and from shop-fronts to schools, churches and town halls.

 

Key Stage 2

Art and Design, History

Key Stage 3, 4

Art and Design

 

Collection

We have collected these items together so that you can quickly and easily use them as resources to create activities for your class.

  

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