125 Treasures from the Collections of the National Trust

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Uitgeverij: Thames & Hudson
Uitvoering: Gebonden
Taal: Engels
Staat van het boek: Licht beschadigd
Aantal Pagina's: 224
Afmetingen: 10x10x30
Verschijningsdatum: Juli 2021
EAN: 9780707804538
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Presented in a beautiful gift format and filled with a wealth of new photography, this engaging book aims to introduce to a general audience the National TrustÆs vast collections û a treasure chest of history. Arranged chronologically, starting with Roman sculpture and ending with 20th-century design, it focuses on museum-quality objects as well as important examples of decorative arts, furniture, textiles, books and items with fascinating stories behind them.

Selected by the National TrustÆs curators from more than 1.5 million objects in its collections, the featured highlights include an ancient-Egyptian obelisk, Cardinal WolseyÆs purse, the first English globe, one of the earliest surviving sofas, an incredible 18th-century dollsÆ house, an elephant automaton, a tent made for a sultan, a dress made of beetle-wing cases, hand-written manuscripts by Beatrix Potter and Virginia Woolf, RodinÆs bust of George Bernard Shaw, rare, early colour photographs of the Sutton Hoo discovery, a sculpture by Barbara