The Victorian Home

The Victorian Home

by Kathryn Ferry

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780747807483
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Publication date: 05/25/2010
Series: Shire Library Series
Pages: 112
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.40(d)

About the Author

Kathryn Ferry graduated from Cambridge University in 2004 with a PhD in Architectural History. Until 2007 she worked as Senior Architectural Adviser to the Victorian Society, campaigning for the preservation of nineteenth century buildings. She has written for national magazines and newspapers on Owen Jones, the Victorian architect and designer, whom she studied for her thesis, as well as on beach huts. She has also published several academic articles and regularly lectures on the above subjects.

Table of Contents

Introduction 5

Part 1 Living In the Victorian Home 11

Reception Rooms 17

Private Rooms 31

Below stairs 45

Part 2 Styling the Victorian Home 57

Inspired By the Past 63

Foreign Influences 77

Domestic and Artistic 91

Conclusion -Victorian Eclecticism 105

Places to Visit 109

Further Reading 110

Illustration Acknowledgements 111

Index 112

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