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Superb Cabinets or Splendid Anachronisms? Anatomy, Natural History and Fine Arts in the London Town House

The Georgian London Town House : Building, Collecting and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In the later 1760s, William Hunter commissioned the fashionable architect, Robert Mylne, to rebuild a town house at No. 16, Great Windmill Street. Hunter’s new home combined a working school of anatomy alongside his library, museum...

John Julius Angerstein and the Development of his Art Collection at No 100, Pall Mall, London

Susanna Avery-Quash

Susanna Avery-Quash is Senior Research Curator (History of Collecting), The National Gallery 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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...Using a variety of sources, including little-known correspondence and the diaries of Joseph Farington, Susanna Avery-Quash’s chaper discusses the formation and display of the painting collection of John Julius Angerstein at No. 100, Pall...

Glitter and Fashion in the ‘Louvre of London’

The Georgian London Town House : Building, Collecting and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In 1806 the Marquess and Marchioness of Stafford opened an art gallery in their London residence, Cleveland House, to the public. The collection of Old Masters displayed there was deemed of such importance to the development of national...

‘You never saw such a scene of magnificence and taste’

The Georgian London Town House : Building, Collecting and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...“You never saw such a scene of taste of magnificence” wrote Horace Walpole in 1756, after attending the party held by the Duke and Duchess of Norfolk to mark the opening of the newly refurbished interiors at Norfolk House. While other...

A House Divided

The Georgian London Town House : Building, Collecting and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...Accounts of London’s West End in the eighteenth century often place it at the forefront of urban improvement. However, scholarship on this subject has been largely formed without reference to the detailed architectural evidence. The same...

Afterword

Joseph Friedman

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Susanna Avery-Quash

Susanna Avery-Quash is Senior Research Curator (History of Collecting), The National Gallery 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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...The Afterlife of the London Town House – Joseph Friedman What became of the houses recorded in this collection? Sadly, the story is one of almost unmitigated loss. Most of the houses have been demolished or else stripped of their contents,...

The Regency Transformation of Burlington House, Piccadilly

The Georgian London Town House : Building, Collecting and Display

Bloomsbury Visual Arts, 2019

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...In 1818, the architect Samuel Ware completed his extensive three-year redesign of Burlington House in London’s Piccadilly for the new tenant-owner, Lord George Cavendish. Three years later, Ware returned to create the Burlington Arcade...

Nash, John

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Graeme Brooker

Graeme Brooker is Professor and Head of Interior Design at the Royal College of Art, London. He has taught Interior Architecture and Design at the University of Brighton, University of Wales Institute Cardiff and Manchester Metropolitan University. Between 2013 and 2015 He was the Head of the Department of Fashion and Interiors at Middlesex University, London. He has been a visiting professor at institutions across Europe, the Far East and America. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Sally Stone

Sally Stone is an academic, writer and designer. She is the leader of the college of Continuity in Architecture, an Atelier for post-graduate teaching and research based in Manchester School of Architecture, UK, where she also leads the MA Architecture and Heritage course. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Visual Dictionary of Interior Architecture and Design

AVA Publishing SA, 2009

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... N Nash, John 174 John Nash was an English architect and planner of English romanticism, best known for his planning of Regent’s Park, Park Crescent and Regent Street in London. Nash (1752–1835) came to the attention of the Prince Regent...