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Last NameJones    
Given NameOwen    
alt. NamesO. J. ;     
Year born1809 in 148 Thames Street, London    
Year died1874    
Place of deathat his home, 9 Argyll Place, London    
Father's occupationOwen Jones (1741–1814), a successful furrier and amateur Welsh antiquary    
Relativesa Welsh speaking family at the heart of the Welsh cultural & academic societies in London; mother Hannah Jane Jones (1772/3–1838)    
Educationstudies at the Royal Academy Schools and an apprenticeship with the architect Lewis Vulliamy (1791–1871)    
Country of ActivityUnited Kingdom    
Worked forO. J.: Plans, elevations, sections & details of the Alhambra, from drawings taken on the spot in 1834 by Jules Goury, and in 1834 and 1837 by Owen Jones, London 1842    
PatronageP. J. was crucial in the formation of the South Kensington Museum (later to become the V&A) through close assoc. w. Henry Cole, its 1st director    
CollaboratorsFrench architect Jules Goury (1803–1834), who had assisted Gottfried Semper (1803–1879) with his radical studies of the polychromy of Ancient Greek buildings    
Techniquesarchitectural, topographic & botanical drawing on stone    
Archival sourceshttp://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Jones ; https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Owen_Jones_%28architect%29    
Published sourcesNissen: Botan. Buchillustration 1966 ; Klingender 1968/74: 64 ;    
otherO.J. was a pioneer of chromolithography.    

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