School of Art

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School of Art
Aberystwyth University
Buarth Mawr
SY23 1NG

Tel: +44 (0)1970 622460

Fax: +44 (0)1970 622461


Display artist/maker:

John Pollard Seddon

Born: 1827, UK, England, London   Died: 1906, London

Architect and designer. Brother of Thomas Seddon (1821-1856). Trained under the architect T.L. Donaldson, 1847-51, before touring Europe between 1851 and 1852. He established an architectural practice with John Pritchard in South Wales, 1852-63, but was based in London from the mid 1860s. He designed the Castle Hotel (now Old College) in Aberystwyth and Abermâd house near Llanilar. He had connections with the Pre-Raphaelite Brotherhood, particularly Dante Gabriel Rossetti for whom he designed a bungalow at Birchington-on-Sea. He was also editor of 'Building World'

Objects in the collections associated with this artist/maker

Cader Idris WD374 WaterColourOrDrawings

[Castle Hotel, Aberystwyth] WD379 WaterColourOrDrawings

[Coastal landscape] WD375 WaterColourOrDrawings

[Coastal scene] WD377 WaterColourOrDrawings

[Estuary] WD376 WaterColourOrDrawings

Hoarwithy Church, Hereford WD373 WaterColourOrDrawings

[Old College, Aberystwyth] WD378 WaterColourOrDrawings

[Tan-y-Bwlch from the seafront] WD371 WaterColourOrDrawings

[View of Tan-y-Bwlch] WD372 WaterColourOrDrawings