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Hardwick Hall : a great old castle of romance / edited by David Adshead and David A.H.B. Taylor.
Title:
Hardwick Hall : a great old castle of romance / edited by David Adshead and David A.H.B. Taylor.
Alternate Title(s):
Hardwick Hall (Yale University Press)
Published/Created:
New Haven : Published for The Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art & The National Trust by Yale University Press, [2016]
Physical Description:
xxi, 379 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
Holdings:
Reference Library
DA664.H417 H38 2016 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
"Originally constructed in the late 16th century for the notorious Bess of Hardwick, Countess of Shrewsbury, Hardwick Hall is now among the National Trust's greatest architectural landmarks, with much of its original interior and ornamentation still intact. This splendid publication is the definitive source of scholarship on the remarkably well-preserved exemplar of late-Elizabethan style. Composed of extensive research and newly commissioned photography, this beautifully illustrated book traces the history of the house and its inhabitants through the centuries, showcasing a remarkable collection of portraiture, tapestries, furniture, and gardens, and providing readers with a genuine sense of the house's environment"-- Provided by publisher.
Includes bibliographical references (pages 356-365) and index.
Subject Terms:
Art -- Private collections -- England -- Derbyshire.
Country homes -- England -- Derbyshire.
Devonshire, Dukes of -- Art collections.
Devonshire, Dukes of -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Derbyshire.
Hardwick Hall (England)
Shrewsbury, Elizabeth Hardwick Talbot, Countess of, 1527?-1608 -- Homes and haunts -- England -- Derbyshire.
Contributors:
Adshead, David, editor.
Taylor, David A. H. B., editor.
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