The Town House in Georgian London

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Stepping away from conventional analyses of materials or style and into the previously unexplored world of the house owner, this book takes a fresh look at both the social, as well as the architectural, importance of the 18th-century London town house. Drawing on rich and entertaining evidence--both documentary and anecdotal--Rachel Stewart explores why, and how, so many people pursued life in the city. She not only discusses some of the major architects of the day and their most famous buildings, but she also uncovers what ...

The Town House in Georgian London 2009, Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, New Haven, CT

ISBN-13: 9780300152777

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