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Treasures from National Trust houses

Treasures from National Trust houses

an exhibition of sculpture, furniture, silver, porcelain, miniatures, objects of vertu, needlework and tapestries in aid of the National Trust at Christie"s, December 31, 1957-January 26, 1958.

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Published by National Trust in [London] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • National Trust (Great Britain) -- Catalogs,
  • Art objects -- England -- London -- Exhibitions,
  • Historic sites -- Great Britain -- Catalogs

  • Edition Notes

    GenreExhibitions
    ContributionsChristie, Manson & Woods., National Trust (Great Britain)
    The Physical Object
    Pagination55 p., xii leaves of plates :
    Number of Pages55
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18926173M

    This is a list of National Trust properties in England, including any stately home, historic house, castle, abbey, museum or other property in the care of the National Trust in England Contents 1 Bedfordshire. The National Trust cares for a wealth of houses and historic buildings of all types, ranging from the grand to the quirky to the humble. A companion volume to the bestselling 'Gardens of the National Trust', this captivating book is a guide to some of the greatest architectural treasures in the country, encompassing both interior and exterior design.

      This book arrived in great condition. It lavishly illustrated and its excellent text provides explains the National Trust and the main major periods and styles of country house architecture. The book provides a gazetteer at the end of properties owned by Britain's National Trust. The gazetteer is not up to date, which is hardly surprising since Reviews: 6. The National Trust properties in Wales make for perfect days out offering a mix of places to visit. As the guardians of some of Wales’ best-loved castles, houses and gardens, National Trust properties make for perfect days out across the land, offering a really eclectic mix of places to wander.

      “The use of blue and gold for the minor initials, rather than the more standard blue and red, shows this would have been quite an expensive book to produce,” National Trust curator Anna. The most interesting find was a manuscript from the 15th century, which National Trust curator Anna Forrest believes was part of a portable prayer book that may have belonged to Sir Edmund.


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Built in the 17th-century, Kingston Lacy, in Dorset, is looked after today by 50 National Trust staff. Photograph: Thomas Faull/Alamy Plans to cut back expert staff, put treasures.

From Rubens paintings to Paul McCartney's bedroom paraphenalia, its enormous range is unequalled and many of these antiques are still housed in the properties for which they were designed or bought. 'Treasures of the National Trust' is the only book to detail this collection in an accessible and enlightening way/5(7).

Treasures from the National Trust book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. From Rubens paintings to Chippendale cabinets to elabora /5(8). With the support of thousands of local preservationists and preservation professionals from coast to coast, the Trust is identifying endangered National Treasures and taking action Treasures from National Trust houses book save them.

Together, we’re raising needed funds, building coalitions to prevent demolition, fighting in the courts to save sites from deterioration, and making. Past series of Secrets of the National Trust on Channel 5. Look back on series of Secrets of the National Trust with Alan Titchmarsh, a Channel 5 series that went behind the scenes at our places and explored the estates, historic houses and miles of.

2 One of the National Trust’s National Treasures, Bears Ears spans over million acres and encompasses a wealth of historic sites (including cave dwellings and ancient roads) sacred to Hopi Tribe, Navajo Nation, Ute Indian Tribe, Ute Mountain Ute Tribe, and Zunithe National Trust joined litigation led by the tribes, along.

Frank Green built a large collection of fine antiques, art and furniture, and this was the first house given to the National Trust, complete with its collection. The award-winning garden is an oasis of calm, so relax and enjoy unrivalled views of the Minster. Telephone About this Item: National Trust / Weidenfeld and Nicolson,Hardcover.

Condition: Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 1st. Fine book in fine dust jacket. pp; very well illustrated. The furniture and antiques in over National Trust houses are described.

Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact. The most important find was a nearly intact 16 th century book that that was found under the roof’s eaves.

The book still had some of its original gold leaf and brightly colored inks. It was likely part of a Book of Hours, a devotional work. The National Trust reports that “These portable prayer books were for private devotion.”.

National Trust plans to ‘better manage the carbon impact’ of visits The heritage charity plans to discourage visitors' lengthy journeys to its country properties, and ‘shift to more flexible.

Sculpture in the National Trust encompasses thousands of years of making, by artists around the world, in an array of different media. Art UK will be publishing over 2, sculptures from National Trust properties in the coming months, each sculpture accompanied by updated catalogue entries showcasing fresh research and new discoveries.

The National Trust owns and cares for the most important, varied and valuable collection of antiques in Britain. From Rubens paintings to Paul McCartney’s bedroom paraphenalia, its enormous range is unequalled and many of these antiques are still housed in the properties for which they were designed or bought.

‘Treasures of the National Trust’ is [ ]. An archaeologist working at a British manor house undergoing renovations made hidden discoveries including a 15th century manuscript fragment and an intact Tudor-era book, Britain's National Trust.

The Treasure Houses of England are a collection of the most magnificent palaces, houses and castles, each with its own unique charm, stunning architecture and beautiful gardens. Most are still homes to the great families who have owned them for generations. Together, the houses display some of the most important art collections in the world.

From Rubens paintings to Chippendale cabinets to elaborate Palladian doll houses, the enormous range of priceless objects held in the Trust's hundreds of historic properties is unequalled, and many of them are still housed in the places for which they were originally designed or bought.

Divided into themed chapters such as Paintings, Sculpture. The National Trust cares for a wealth of houses and historic buildings of all types, ranging from the grand to the quirky to the humble.

This captivating book, fully revised and updated for and featuring more houses than ever before, is a guide to some of the greatest architectural treasures of Britain, encompassing both interior and exterior s: Episode and Series guides for National Trust: National Treasures.

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A companion volume to the bestselling 'Gardens of the National Trust', this captivating book is a guide to some of the greatest architectural treasures in the country, encompassing both interior and exterior s:   It is one of our great treasures.

The National Trust has sworn to protect the country house and now it is trying to neglect it,’ is how Stephen Bayley, chairman of. Get this from a library. Treasures from the libraries of National Trust country houses. [Nicolas Barker; Charles, Prince of Wales; Simon Jervis; Grolier Club,; Royal Oak Foundation,].

The National Trust’s collection of books comprises overtitles, held in over historic houses and properties. Taken as a whole the collection is one of international importance owing to its unique ability to provide an unparalleled record of private book ownership and use over many centuries.Fully revised and updated forHouses of the National Trust is a captivating, comprehensive and beautiful illustrated book about some of the greatest architectural treasures of Britain.This fully revised edition of the National Trust Manual of Housekeeping is essential reading for all those interested in the care of historic houses and their collections.

It gives practical guidance on how to care for fragile interiors, maintain decorative fixtures and fittings and how to display furnishings and objects within their historic context. It [ ].