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Sweetness and light : the 'Queen Anne' movement, 1860-1900

Author: Mark Girouard
Publisher: Newhaven, Conn. ; London : Yale University Press, 1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"'Queen Anne' was more than a style of architecture: its influence can be traced in furniture, pictures and decorations of the period, in children's books such as Kate Greenaway's, and in the revival of the 'old-fashioned' garden. In this book, Mark Girouard describes the 'Queen Anne' movement in all its manifestations, tracing its origin in the 1860s the spread of its subsequent vogue from London to the provinces,  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Girouard
ISBN: 0300030681 9780300030686
OCLC Number: 48486546
Notes: Originally published: Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1977.
Description: xvi, 250 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 28 cm
Contents: I. Sweetness and light --
II. The origins of 'Queen Anne' --
III. 'Queen Anne' goes public --
IV. The architecture of light --
V. Sweetness at home --
Fitting out the house beautiful --
VII. Two 'Queen Anne' communities --
VIII. The architecture of enjoyment --
IX. 'Queen Anne' in America --
X. Epilogue.
Responsibility: Mark Girouard.

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Describes the Queen Anne movement, in architecture, furnishings, gardens, and picture books, and examines schools, businesses, and homes constructed in this style.  Read more...

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