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Creator:
Harris, John, 1931-
Title(s):

Moving rooms / John Harris.

Published/Created:
New Haven [Conn.] ; Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, c2007.
London : Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, c2007.
Physical Description:
xv, 320 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Holdings:
Reference Library
NK1860 .H37 2007 (LC)
Accessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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Classification:
Books
Notes:
Includes bibliographical references (p. [308]-310) and index.
Subject Terms:
Decorative arts -- Collectors and collecting.
Interior decoration.
Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.
Period rooms -- Conservation and restoration.
Salvage (Waste, etc.)
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  • Salvaging the interior : 1500-1820
  • Salvage and a more amateur antiquarianism
  • Continental imports and the Wardour Street trade
  • England and the French connection
  • Interiors and a new professionalism : 1850-1950
  • The growth of a transatlantic trade in rooms and salvages
  • The period room in European museums
  • North American museums and the English room
  • Into American houses go English rooms
  • William Randolph Hearst, the great accumulator
  • Check-list of British rooms and salvages exported to the USA.