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Notman, Johnlocked

(b Edinburgh, July 22, 1810; d Philadelphia, PA, March 3, 1865).
  • Constance M. Greiff

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American architect of Scottish birth. He was prominent among the emigré architects of the first half of the 19th century who introduced into America new styles, a greater professionalism, and more sophisticated approaches to design.

According to an anonymous manuscript biography (ex-Hist. Soc., Philadelphia, PA, now lost), Notman served an apprenticeship as a carpenter in Edinburgh. He then worked for the architect ...

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