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Creator:
Cornforth, John, 1937-
Title(s):

Early Georgian interiors / John Cornforth.

Published/Created:
New Haven, CT : Published for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art by Yale University Press, c2004.
Physical Description:
360 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NK2043.A1 C67 2004 (LC)+ Oversize
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Notes:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Subject Terms:
Architecture, Domestic -- Great Britain -- 18th century.
Architecture, Georgian -- Great Britain.
Decoration and ornament -- Great Britain -- Georgian style.
Interior decoration -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
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  • Aspects of early Georgian fashion and taste
  • The uses of rooms and changing social practice, 1685-1760
  • The primacy of upholstery
  • Aspects of display
  • William Kent and architectural decoration
  • Parade, comfort, and variety, 1740-60
  • The rise of historical thinking
  • The role of pictures in decoration
  • The influence of the Orient on decoration
  • Planning and sequences of decoration, 1720-60.