The Early years

St James, Eastbury

Design for St James, Eastbury, Berkshire, 1851

Design for St James, Eastbury, Berkshire, 1851
Drawing in pen and ink
Artist: George Edmund Street
© Victoria and Albert Museum


Street's churches of the 1850's exemplify the 'developed' Gothic that he had helped to create. This new style draws on French and Italian sources to powerful, monumental effect, even in a small rural church such as St James.

 
 
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