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Ralph Adams Cram

| 16 grudnia 2010 | 0 Komentarzy

Cram150 years ago, on the 16th of December 1863 – Ralph Adams Cram was born in Hampton Falls (New Hampshire), an architect, art theorist and a political thinker, a representative of the "Gothic revival" (Gothic Revival Style) in architecture which produced numerous works of both sacred (including amongst others; the Anglican cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York) and secular art ; a catholic Anglican and a “pessimistic conservative", a critic of democracy ("rule of mediocrity") also postulated for the transformation of the American republic into an elective constitutional monarchy. He died in 1942.

 

prof. Jacek Bartyzel

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