‘Storming the Campo Vaccino’: British Architects and the Antique Buildings of Rome after Waterloo

@article{Salmon1995StormingTC,
  title={‘Storming the Campo Vaccino’: British Architects and the Antique Buildings of Rome after Waterloo},
  author={Frank Salmon},
  journal={Architectural History},
  year={1995},
  volume={38},
  pages={146 - 175}
}
  • F. Salmon
  • Published 1995
  • History
  • Architectural History
The later eighteenth century was a period when, as a result of increasingly eclectic and picturesque taste in the use of the classical language of architecture, young British architects were effectively compelled to spend some years studying in Italy if they wished to reach the forefront of their profession. The importance of this first-hand experience of Italy is attested by the physical and financial hardships many architectural students were prepared to endure in order to gain it, as well as… 

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