Автор: Stewart, Rachel Название: Town house in georgian london ISBN: 0300152779 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300152777 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 43310 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This book takes a fresh look at a familiar building type - the town house in eighteenth-century London - and investigates the circumstances in which individuals made decisions about living in London, and particularly about their West End house. It uncovers what occupants of town houses thought about their property, why and how they chose or built it, paid for it, used it, decorated it and sold or bequeathed it, and what uses it had for them beyond simply accommodation. For the first time, this book takes as a starting point the houseowner, occupant or architect's client, and through extensive and original use of anecdotal evidence, opens up a wealth of unforeseen values, uses and connections attaching to the house. It offers a serious analysis of clients' wants and needs, and describes the house's function within and impact upon people's lives, concerns and aspirations.Stewart shows how the use of the house comprised much more than how life was lived in it on a day-to-day basis, or even how it served special occasions, and included how it functioned in the context of family relations, financial, legal and property transactions, and the market, as well as in the construction of personal identity. At the same time as exploring private perceptions and expectations, Stewart reveals the negative press attention the town house received in its own time. The house unsettled many eighteenth-century observers, and Stewart analyses an unprecedented range of evidence, to demonstrate how the house was associated with notions of transience, changeability, imperfection, luxury, and selfishness, which resulted in its characterization as inconsequential, inconstant, insubstantial, intemperate and ultimately emasculate.By stepping away from conventional tales of economics, materials, or style, and into the previously unexplored world of the houseowner, the book offers an entirely original reading of a familiar building.
Название: Georgian Jewellery 1714-1830 ISBN: 1851495398 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851495399 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Рейтинг: Цена: 45410 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Celebrates the quality and style of the eighteenth century and of the endless ingenuity in design and workmanship that produced such wearable pieces of jewellery. This book includes portraits and character sketches of famous Georgians in their finery, fashion tips, gossip, and some rather outrageous cartoons of the time.
Автор: Vickery Amanda Название: Behind Closed Doors: At Home in Georgian England ISBN: 0300168969 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300168969 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 15870 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Unlocks the homes of Georgian England to examine the lives of the people who dwelt there. The author introduces us to men and women from all walks of life: gentlewoman Anne Dormer in her stately Oxfordshire mansion; bachelor clerk and future novelist Anthony Trollope in his London lodgings; and servants with only a locking box to call their own.
Автор: Bird Rufus, Burchard Wolf, Heard Kate Название: The First Georgians: Art and Monarchy, 1714-1760 ISBN: 190568679X ISBN-13(EAN): 9781905686797 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 61880 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: 2014 marks three hundred years since the arrival of the Hanoverians to the throne of Great Britain and Ireland. The Georgian Revolution examines the period from their succession in 1714, through the reigns of George I (1714–27) and George II (1727–60) to 1760. During these years Britain was arguably the most advanced country in Europe, undergoing one of the most dramatic periods in history; a revolution affecting almost every facet of its political, intellectual and cultural life. This comprehensive catalogue considers the artistic patronage of the first Hanoverian monarchs, as well as the works acquired by Queen Caroline and Frederick, Prince of Wales, many of which have never been seen publicly or catalogued fully before. It includes works produced in Britain, France and Germany during their reigns and explores all aspects of life and art during this ‘revolutionary’ period.
Название: Early Georgian Interiors ISBN: 0300103301 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300103304 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 86630 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: The interiors of the great country and town houses built in Britain in the eighteenth century were splendid creations, increasingly extravagant as fashions changed and aristocratic owners attempted to outdo one another. This gorgeous book surveys the decorative schemes of these houses, considering the combined effects created by design, furniture, textiles, silver, and artworks. John Cornforth, the foremost authority on British interiors of this era, covers a wide range of subjects. He discusses changing social practice and the uses to which rooms were put; the way that fashions in dress mirrored fashions in interiors; the impact of chinoiserie and eastern styles that became prevalent due to burgeoning trade; the primacy of upholstery in beds, curtains, wall hangings, seat furniture, and case covers; the influence of decorator William Kent; and the ways that collections of art were integrated into designs. And he concludes with detailed case studies of eight preeminent country houses. Engagingly written and generously illustrated, this book is certain to appeal to anyone who maintains, restores, or enjoys visiting historic houses.
Автор: Magnum Photos Название: Georgian Spring ISBN: 1905712154 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781905712151 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Рейтинг: Цена: 41250 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: A Magnum Journal.
Автор: Summerson Название: Georgian London ISBN: 0300089880 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300089882 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 25990 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: Encompassing the architecture of the capital from the Great Fire of 1666 through the city`s early-19th-century expansion, this is a history of the genesis and development of Georgian London. It includes discussion of some of Britain`s most important buildings and their architects.
Название: Irish Georgian ISBN: 0500070202 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780500070208 Издательство: Thames & Hudson Цена: 26060 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: During the late 18th century, Ireland became widely renowned for the quality of its architecture and decorative arts. This book showcases the magnificent legacy of this period in inspirational houses great and small, ranging from grand country manors, to simple rural cottages.
Название: Georgian Bracket Clock 1714 - 1830,The ISBN: 1851491589 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781851491582 Издательство: Antique Collectors Club Ltd Цена: 51730 T Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ. Описание: This book is probably the best single reference on English bracket clocks, between 1714 and 1830. The author introduces his subject with an overview of the craft of clock making as it was practised in the early 1700s. Beginning with early examples from the period, he moves to the zenith in bracket clock design between 1760 and 1800, when constituent elements were perfected and blended into stunning examples of the type. He also discusses movements, lacquer cases, enamel and painted dials, and the export trade. The book concludes with a chapter on the practice and pitfalls of restoration and collecting. Notable bracket clockmakers and their contributions are discussed. The book is aimed at dealers, collectors, librarians and students of horology.
Название: Georgian House in Brit & Amer ISBN: 0847819116 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780847819119 Издательство: Rizzoli USA Цена: 65340 T Наличие на складе: Невозможна поставка.
Автор: McCarthy Patricia Название: Life in the Country House in Georgian Ireland ISBN: 0300218869 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780300218862 Издательство: Yale University Press Рейтинг: Цена: 66290 T Наличие на складе: Есть Описание: Based on the author`s thesis (Ph. D.--Trinity College, 2009) under title: Planning and use of space in Irish houses 1730-1830.
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