Robert William Billings

Author

Robert William Billings (1813-1874) was born in London. Although responsible for illustrating this astonishing publication, he was primarily engaged throughout his professional life in delineating and restoring historic buildings. A master geometer, he also wrote The Power of Form, producing designs for the tracery of windows which matched many of those produced by masons in the Gothic era.

Robert William Billings (1813-1874) was born in London. Although responsible for illustrating this astonishing publication, he was primarily engaged throughout his professional life in delineating and restoring historic buildings. A master geometer, he also wrote The Power of Form, producing designs for the tracery of windows which matched many of those produced by masons in the Gothic era.

Books

  • Hardback | Pub: 17 Nov 2008
    £125.00

    Originally published in four volumes between 1845-1852, this work with 240 superlative engravings, revealed the wealth of distinctive Scottish architecture. As well as providing exquisite illustrations to inform the reader, it also became the source...