Borenius Lecture Notes

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Lecture notes by Borenius when he was Professor of History of Art at University College London.

Administrative / Biographical History

Carl Tancred Borenius was born and educated in Finland. He married in 1909 Anne-Marie Runeberg. He became a lecturer in History of Art in 1914. In 1918 he became secretary to the diplomatic mission notifying the independence of Finland to Great Britain, France, Belgium, Spain, Italy and the Holy See. The following year he was temporary diplomatic representative of Finland in England. Borenius was Durning-Lawrence Professor of History of Art at University College London from 1922 to 1947. He published many books and articles mainly concerned with art and art history. He died in September 1948.

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