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Vaux, Calvertlocked

(20 December 1824–19? Nov. 1895)
  • James Elliott Lindsley

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Vaux, Calvert (20 December 1824–19? Nov. 1895), architect and landscape architect, was born in London, England, the son of Calvert Bowyer Vaux, a physician, and Emily Brickwood. He attended the Merchant Taylors’ School in London and subsequently was apprenticed to Lewis N. Cottingham, who, with George Truefitt, exercised great influence on Vaux. He prospered as an independent architect and widened his knowledge with extensive travels in England and on the Continent, where he often sketched and painted in oils. He was introduced to ...

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