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West Country to world's end : the South West in the Tudor age

Author: Sam Smiles
Publisher: London : Paul Holberton Publishing, 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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During the age of Elizabeth I, a notable number of West Country men became famous for their innovation and endeavour: Francis Drake, Walter Raleigh and John Hawkins were all from Devon, along with miniaturist painter Nicholas Hilliard and librarian Thomas Bodley. This companion to an exhibition at Exeter's Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery explores the region's manifold contributions to the Tudor age in  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Exhibition catalogues
Exhibition catalogs
History
Exhibitions
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Sam Smiles
ISBN: 9781907372520 1907372520
OCLC Number: 849197691
Description: 115 pages : color illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: The decorative arts : change & development in the sixteenth century / Susan Flavin --
Art in Britain between 1530 & 1620 / Karen Hearn --
Nicholas Hilliard / Karen Hearn --
Maritime activity & exploration / Stephanie Pratt --
Education & learning / Sam Smiles.
Responsibility: edited by Sam Smiles.

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During the Tudor Age the South West was famed for the innovation and endeavor of its people.  Read more...

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