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Joseph Paxton

Biographical Information

Name: Joseph Paxton
Born on 3 August 1803 in , Bedfordshire, East of England, England, United Kingdom, Europe
Deceased on 8 June 1865 in , Lewisham, London, England, United Kingdom, Europe
1834

Study voyage to Paris

1836 - 1840

Greenhouse in Chatsworth

1838 - 1839

Study voyage to Switzerland, Italy, Malta, Greece and Turkey

1846

Trip to Germany and Austria

1851

Crystal Palace in London

1852

Reconstruction of the Crystal Palace in Sydenham

1854

Member of the House of Commons

Notes & Comments

The birth year of 1801 given in many textbooks is incorrect as Joseph Paxton lied about his age in order to get a job. His baptism record and his tombstone actually show his actual birth year, 1803.

Structures and Projects

Participation in the following structures & large-scale projects:

architect
landscape architect

Relevant Publications

  • About this
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  • Person-ID
    1000260
  • Date created
    05/09/1999
  • Last Update
    22/07/2014