Victorian Houses and their Details

Victorian Houses and their Details

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'Victorian Houses' presents the architectural detailing of the time in the context of the era - providing a comprehensive understanding of its architecture and design. Pattern books played a vital role in the dissemination of taste between architect, builder and client in the nineteenth and early twentieth century. By focusing on the contribution of the pattern book to the architecture of the Victorian and Edwardian eras, the various trends of the time are documented. The types of publications and other sources of taste available at different points over this period reflected social and economic factors, such as the changing demand or changes in organisation of manufacturing and retail.Magazines such as this added to the flood of publications on house design and interior decoration; at the top of the range ... Sources such as these demonstrate the nature of the need and desire for advice and ideas among the housebuilding anbsp;...

Title:Victorian Houses and their Details
Author:Helen Long
Publisher:Routledge - 2007-06-01


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