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‘A Degree of Taste and Elegance’: Commenting on Country Houses’ Interiors

Jocelyn Anderson

Jocelyn Anderson is a Toronto-based art historian specializing in 18th century British art and architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Touring and Publicizing England’s Country Houses in the Long Eighteenth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

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...Cambridge University Library, Add. 5814, ‘A Narrative of a Pedestrian Journey’ [made by James Plumptre], 1799. The phrase in the chapter title is from A Journal of First Thoughts, Observations, Characters, and Anecdotes Which Occurred...

The Clubs of St James's — Public Patriarchy

Jane Rendell

Jane Rendell is Reader in Architecture and Art and Director of Architectural Research at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University Collage London. She is the author of 'The Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London' (Athlone Press, 2002) and co-editor of 'Strangely Familiar: Narratives of Architecture and the City' (Routledge, 1995), 'Gender Space Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction' (Routledge, 1999), 'Intersections: Architectural Histories and Critical Theories' (Routledge, 2000) and 'The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space' (MIT Press, 2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pursuit of Pleasure : Gender, Space & Architecture in Regency London

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

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... The Clubs of St James's — Public Patriarchy T h e d a n d i e s o f s o c i e t y [. . . ] w e r e g r e a t f r e q u e n t e r s o f W h i t e ' s c l u b , i n S t . J a m e s ' s S t r e e t , w h e r e , i n t h e f a m o u s b a y...

An Account of the Society for the Encouragement of Arts, Manufactures, and Commerce

John Britton

John Britton is Artistic Director of DUENDE, an international performance group dedicated to ensemble-based, interdisciplinary new work. Between 2004 and 2011 he was Senior Lecturer at the University of Huddersfield, where for a number of years he ran an innovative practice-based MA in Ensemble Physical Theatre. He still retains a research affiliation to the University of Huddersfield and is one of the only academic-pracitioners in the UK with a specific research focus and practice in the training and directing of ensemble theatre. Britton has a continuing international practice as a trainer and director of ensembles. Recent workshops have taken place in Mexico, Slovenia, France, Germany, Greece, Sweden, China, Portugal, Australia as well as the UK. Britton has extensive experience as a director, performer and writer of physical, interdisciplinary and text-based work. In 2013 he will teach, perform and direct in India for two months , as well as continuing to run DUENDE's programme of workshops and intensive, rural, residential training events. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Auguste Charles Pugin

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The Great Public Buildings of London Volume II : Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each Edifice, with Illustrations

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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An Account of the Mansion of Thomas Hope, ESQ

The Great Public Buildings of London Volume I : Historical and Descriptive Accounts of Each Edifice, with Illustrations

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2020

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Introduction

Kate Retford

Kate Retford is Senior Lecturer in History of Art, Birkbeck College, University of London, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Georgian London Town House : Building, Collecting and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In 1769–70, Johan Zoffany painted Lawrence Dundas, accompanied by his little grandson, in his dressing room at his London town house, No 19, Arlington Street (Figure I.1).The account of this picture is based on my catalogue entry...

1750–1790: Enlightenment and Romanticism

Miles Glendinning

Miles Glendinning is Professor of Architectural Conservation at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aonghus MacKechnie

Aonghus MacKechnie is an architectural historian and Head of Heritage Management at Historic Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scotch Baronial : Architecture and National Identity in Scotland

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Margaret H. B. Sanderson, Robert Adam and Scotland: Portrait of an Architect (Edinburgh: HMSO, 1992), 88.I have repaired an old castle and by the help of Bob Adams have really made it much older than it was . . . it would suit you, who...

Introduction

Miles Glendinning

Miles Glendinning is Professor of Architectural Conservation at the Edinburgh School of Architecture and Landscape Architecture, University of Edinburgh, UK. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Aonghus MacKechnie

Aonghus MacKechnie is an architectural historian and Head of Heritage Management at Historic Scotland. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Scotch Baronial : Architecture and National Identity in Scotland

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...This book tells the story of a prominent and enduring strand within Scottish architecture and Scottish culture – the history of the Scottish castle and of castellated architecture in Scotland. It traces all their diverse phases...

The Refurbishment of Northumberland House

The Georgian London Town House : Building, Collecting and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

Book chapter

...Adriano Aymonino and Manolo Guerci explore the mid-eighteenth-century refurbishment of Northumberland House by the 1st Duke and Duchess of Northumberland, focusing on the craftsmen, builders and architects responsible for this work...

‘A Sumptuous Pile of Building’: Remaking the Sights and Spaces of the House

Jocelyn Anderson

Jocelyn Anderson is a Toronto-based art historian specializing in 18th century British art and architecture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Touring and Publicizing England’s Country Houses in the Long Eighteenth Century

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

Book chapter

...East Riding Archives and Local Studies, ERALS DDHI/58/19/4, ‘England and Scotland Journal of Sir Robert D’Arcy Hildyard’, 1781–83 (1781). The phrase in the chapter title is from Staffordshire Record Office, D(W)1778/V/1110, ‘Journal...

The Italian Opera House — Exchanging Looks

Jane Rendell

Jane Rendell is Reader in Architecture and Art and Director of Architectural Research at the Bartlett School of Architecture, University Collage London. She is the author of 'The Pursuit of Pleasure: Gender, Space and Architecture in Regency London' (Athlone Press, 2002) and co-editor of 'Strangely Familiar: Narratives of Architecture and the City' (Routledge, 1995), 'Gender Space Architecture: An Interdisciplinary Introduction' (Routledge, 1999), 'Intersections: Architectural Histories and Critical Theories' (Routledge, 2000) and 'The Unknown City: Contesting Architecture and Social Space' (MIT Press, 2000). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Pursuit of Pleasure : Gender, Space & Architecture in Regency London

Bloomsbury Academic, 2002

Book chapter

... The Italian Opera House — Exchanging Looks T h e T h e a t r e [. . . ] i s a s o r t o f e n c h a n t e d i s l a n d , w h e r e n o t h ­ i n g a p p e a r s as i t r e a l l y i s , n o r w h a t i t s h o u l d b e . I n L o n d o n...