Dictionary of Irish Architects 1720 - 1940

Architect, of Zurich, for whom see Historisches Lexicon der Schweiz and Wikipedia ( http://de.wikipedia.org/wiki/Leonhard_Zeugheer).  Leonhard Zeugheer, who was born in Zurich in 1812, was admitted to the Royal Dublin Society's schools of Drawing in Architecture and Landscape & Ornament on 3 November 1831(1) and was awarded a certificate the following year.(2) He presumably came to Dublin while he was studying with THOMAS RICKMAN& THOMAS RICKMAN& #160; in Liverpool, where he had relatives.(3) He also studied in Paris, returning to Zurich in 1835.


(1) MS. transcript from Royal Dublin Society minutes of School of Drawing in Architecture admissions and prizewinners (in IAA).
(2) Gitta Willemson, The Dublin Society Drawing Schools 1746-1876 (2000), 103.
(3) His relative (elder brother?) Jakob Zeugheer, the violinist and composer, born in Zurich in 1803, was living in Liverpool by the early 1830s ( see Wikipedia, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Jakob_Zeugheer , last visited Sep 2012).