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Maids & mistresses : celebrating 300 years of women and the Yorkshire country house / edited by Ruth M. Larsen.
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Maids and mistresses

Three hundred years of women and the Yorkshire country house
Castle Howard, York : Yorkshire Country House Partnership, [2004]
Physical Description:
106 pages : illustrations, portraits (some color) ; 28 cm
Reference Library
HQ1599.E5 M35 2004 (LC) Oversize
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Includes bibliographical references.
Subject Terms:
Country homes -- England -- Yorkshire -- Exhibitions.
Country homes.
Country life -- England -- Yorkshire -- Exhibitions.
Country life.
England -- Yorkshire.
Women -- England -- Yorkshire -- Exhibitions.
Exhibition catalogs.
Larsen, Ruth M., editor.
Yorkshire Country House Partnership.

  • Introduction: 'Secret springs' : unlocking the histories of the women of the Yorkshire country house / Ruth M. Larsen
  • Emerging from the shadows : maids and mistresses at Brodsworth Hall / Virginia Arrowsmith and Caroline Carr-Whitworth
  • A soldier's wife : Lady Chichester / Geraldine M. Mulcahy
  • Isabella, fourth Countess of Carlisle : no life by halves / Christopher Ridgway
  • Some Lascelles ladies / Karen Lynch
  • Mary Isabella and Elizabeth Gascoigne, parallel lives : philanthropy, art and leisure in the Victorian era / Adam White
  • Love, rebellion and redemption : three generations of women at Nostell Priory / Christopher Todd and Sophie Raikes
  • Temple Newsam : a woman's domain / James Lomax.