Author: Nikon_Ritch

Amon Wilds Architect

A huge influence on Brighton architectural design. He died at the age of 71 in 1833 and is buried in the churchyard at St Nicholas’ Church, Brighton. His ornate gravestone was designed by his son. The inscription reads: Sacred to the memory ofMr. Amon WildsDied 12 […]

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The Costume of China, Royal Pavillion

Artist William Alexander visited China in 1792-3 as part of the Macartney Embassy to China. Although primarily a diplomatic mission to improve trade relations between Britain and China, Alexander was one of a small number of artists and scientists who accompanied the mission to help record a […]

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