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Queen Mary's Dolls House By Penguin Random House

Queen Mary's Dolls House
by Penguin Random House

Built by Sir Edward Lutyens in the early 1920s, the dolls' house was a gift to Queen Mary as a gesture of goodwill from prominent artists, craftsmen and authors. The house shows in miniature a detailed picture of a domestic interior which represents the established way of life between the wars.
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This dolls' house, built by Sir Edward Lutyens in the early 1920s as a gift for Queen Mary, was presented to her as a gesture of goodwill from the artists, craftsmen and authors most prominent at the time. Nearly everything in it was especially commissioned and made in some of the finest British workshops of the era and it also includes a garden plan by Gertrude Jekyll. The house shows in miniature a detailed picture of a domestic interior. It represents the established way of life between the wars, showing accurately the upstairs and downstairs worlds in the contents of the forty rooms and vestibules of the house. The 200 colour photographs are by David Cripps, who has worked for the Arts Council, the Crafts Council, "Crafts Magazine" and "The Sunday Times Magazine".

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Sku
GOR001433139
Title
Queen Mary's Dolls House
Author
Condition
Very Good
Binding type
Hardback
Publisher
Vintage Publishing
Year published
Number of pages
192
ISBN 10
0370311639
ISBN 13
9780370311630
Prizes
N/A
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