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Queen Mary's dolls' house

Author: Mary Stewart-Wilson; David Cripps
Publisher: New York : Abbeville Press, ©1988.
Edition/Format:   Book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Built by Sir Edward Lutyens in the early 1920s, this famous dolls' house was presented to Queen Mary as a gesture of goodwill from prominent artists, craftsmen and authors. It reproduces in miniature an established way of life between the wars and is described and illustrated in this book.
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Named Person: Mary, Queen consort of George V King of Great Britain; Königin) Mary (Großbritannien
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mary Stewart-Wilson; David Cripps
ISBN: 0896598764 9780896598768
OCLC Number: 17412515
Description: 191 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 23 x 28 cm
Contents: The building of the house --
The shell --
The hall and games cupboard --
The library --
The kitchen, scullery, pantry and kitchen service lobby --
The dining room and strong room --
The upper hall --
The king's suite --
The queen's suite, the trunk room and back staircase --
The saloon --
The mezzanine floors and staff bedrooms --
The princess royal's room --
The queen's sitting room --
The night nursery, nursery bathroom and medicine cabinet --
The day nursery and nursery lobby --
The linen room, housekeeper's room and housemaids' closet --
The lifts --
The cellars --
The garage --
The garden --
The house today.
Responsibility: Mary Stewart-Wilson ; photographs by David Cripps.

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Built by Sir Edward Lutyens in the early 1920s, this famous dolls' house was presented to Queen Mary as a gesture of goodwill from prominent artists, craftsmen and authors. It reproduces in miniature an established way of life between the wars and is described and illustrated in this book.

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