From William Morris : building conservation and the arts and crafts cult of authenticity, 1877-1939 / edited by Chris Miele.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146704

Description

xvii, 343 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Influence.
Architecture Conservation and restoration History 19th century.
Architecture Conservation and restoration History 20th century.
Arts and crafts movement
Historic buildings Conservation and restoration History 19th century.
Historic buildings Conservation and restoration History 20th century.

Originator

Miele, Chris.
Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art.

Contents

Conservation and the enemies of progress? / Chris Miele -- Morris and conservation / Chris Miele -- Defining a body of tradition: Philip Webb / Peter Burman -- Supper At Gatti's: The SPAB and the arts and crafts movement / Alan Crawford -- Affirming community life: preservation, national identity and the state, 1900 / Melanie Hall -- William Morris and Philip Webb: their influence on Detmar Blow and the wandering architects / Michael Drury -- Exporting the revolution: the work of the SPAB outside Britain 1878-1914 / Frank C. Sharp -- The survival of truly mediaeval mannerisms in construction and detail': cultural politics and the preservation of New England antiquities in the early twentieth century / James M. Lindgren -- A cuckoo in the nest: the emergence of the Georgian Group / Neil Burton -- The continuing work of the SPAB / Philip Venning.

Publication

New Haven, Conn. : Yale University Press

Publisher Series

Studies in British art ;

Description

xvii, 343 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Notes

Historic New England Book Prize nominee.
Includes bibliographical references.

ISBN

0300107307 (hbk.)

Call Number

Stacks NA109.G7 F76 2005

Other People and Orgs

Morris, William, 1834-1896
Webb, Philip, 1831-1915

Places

Great Britain
Great Britain.