Charleston Saved 1979- 1989

Charleston Saved 1979- 1989

by Anthea Arnold

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780719816222
Publisher: Hale, Robert Limited
Publication date: 06/01/2015
Edition description: Reprint
Pages: 144
Product dimensions: 6.80(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author


Anthea Arnold has worked for Cambridge University Press, the Nuffield Foundation, and as a primary-school teacher in the London Borough of Brent. She has written two books: Briglin Pottery, published in 2002, and Eight Men in a Crate: The Ordeal of the Advance Party of the Trans-Antarctic Expedition 1955–1957, published in 2007. She became a Life Friend of Charleston in July 1986 and has worked there in various capacities as a volunteer. Anthea lives in Burwash, East Sussex.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Ethos of Charleston Deborah Gage 8

Foreword Simon Watney 11

Chapter 1 A House for Sale 13

Chapter 2 Clearing the House 28

Chapter 3 Restoration Starts 37

Chapter 4 More Repairs More Money 43

Chapter 5 Dallas and Decoration 49

Chapter 6 Conservation of Furniture and Wooden Panels 59

Chapter 7 Fabrics - Conserved and Copied 65

Chapter 8 Stained Glass 72

Chapter 9 Ceramics 75

Chapter 10 Plans and Pictures 79

Chapter 11 The Garden 85

Chapter 12 Towards the Opening 95

Chapter 13 The Opening and After 105

Chapter 14 Bloomsbury? 111

Chapter 15 Changes 115

Chapter 16 Back at the House 121

Chapter 17 More Changes 125

Chapter 18 Completing the Garden Room and Dining Room 129

Epilogue Angelica Garnett 136

Appendix: ROHAS Report 138

Acknowledgements 143

Index 144

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