TONIGHT Locality and Region seminar at the IHR - 'Classicism after Grainger: Classical Architecture in Newcastle upon Tyne, 1870-1914'

29 May, 2012 - 17:15
University of London, Senate House, Athlone Room, Rm 102, first floor



There is growing interest in the development of classical architecture in the High Victorian and Edwardian periods and Newcastle upon Tyne offers a rich location for its study.


Michael Johnson is an architectural historian with a particular interest in the North East of England. His received his PhD in 2009 with a thesis entitled Architectural Taste and Patronage in Newcastle Upon Tyne, 1870-1914. He has taught design history at Northumbria and Sunderland Universities.