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Tuesday, 30 June 2015, 6:00PM
Barnard's Inn Hall

Sir Christopher Wren and the Rebuilding of the City Churches after the Great Fire of London

Dr Anthony Geraghty

In this lecture, Anthony Geraghty will reveal how Sir Christopher Wren went about rebuilding over fifty churches in the decades after the Great Fire. He will describe the several factors - economic, political, religious, aesthetic - that shaped the appearance of these much-loved buildings.

This lecture will be delivered as part of the 2015 City of London Festival.

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Anthony teaches History of Art at the University of York. He is a specialist on Sir Christopher Wren and the architecture of the English baroque. His most recent book, The Sheldonian Theatre: Architecture and Learning in Seventeenth-Century Oxford (Yale University Press 2013) won the Alice Davis Hitchcock Medallion.

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30 June 2015

Sir Christopher Wren and the Rebuilding of the City Churches after the Great Fire of London
Dr Anthony Geraghty

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