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Building reputations : architecture and the artisan, 1750-1830

Author: Conor Lucey
Publisher: Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018. ©2018
Series: Studies in design and material culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This book advances a novel approach to a familiar eighteenth-century building type: the brick terraced house. Focusing on issues of design and architectural taste, it rehabilitates the reputation of the artisan communities of bricklayers, carpenters and plasterers responsible for its design and construction.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Lucey, Conor.
Building reputations.
Manchester : Manchester University Press, 2018
(OCoLC)1004129287
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Conor Lucey
ISBN: 9781526119957 1526119951 9781526119964 152611996X 1526138697 9781526138699
OCLC Number: 1043555818
Awards: Winner of Winner of the Alice Davis Hitchcock medallion for 2019 2019 (UK)
Short-listed for Shortlisted for the Historians of British Art prize for 2020 in the category 'Single-authored book with a subject 1600-1800' 2020 (UK)
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 244 pages, 16 pages of plates) : illustrations (some color), plans (some color)
Contents: Front matter; Cover; Half Title; Series Information; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Plates; Figures; Acknowledgements; Introduction: a new apology for the builder; Building reputations: a genteel life in trade; Designing houses: the façade and the architecture of street and square; Decorating houses: style, taste and the business of decoration; Building sales: advertising and the property market; Conclusion: the builder rehabilitated?; Select bibliography; Index; Plates
Series Title: Studies in design and material culture.
Responsibility: Conor Lucey.

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