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New Book | Chinese Wallpaper in National Trust Houses

Posted in books by Editor on March 30, 2014

From The East India Company at Home, 1757–1857 Newsletter (March 2014); note that the booklet is available for free download as a PDF file.

Emile de Bruijn, Andrew Bush, and Helen Clifford, Chinese Wallpaper in National Trust Houses (Newcastle upon Tyne: National Trust, 2014), 50 pages.

coverOn the evening of 20 March Emile de Bruijn, Andrew Bush and Helen Clifford were delighted to celebrate the publication of Chinese Wallpaper in National Trust Houses, at the China Tang Suite at the Dorchester Hotel, London, providing the opportunity to thank the contributing team of collaborators including curators, conservators, entrepreneurs and scholars. Special thanks go to the hosts who made this venue possible. Copies of the National Trust’s catalogue of a group of historic Chinese wallpapers based on the latest research and conservation can be bought from Shop.nationaltrust.org.uk. The 50-page booklet is entitled Chinese Wallpapers in National Trust Houses and includes nearly 50 colour pictures, introductory essay, location map of sites including non-NT examples and a bibliography.

The booklet is also available as a PDF file.

More information about the The East India Company at Home Project is available here»

 

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  1. robert said, on March 30, 2014 at 7:36 am

    Bravo, brilliant, huzzah! Long awaited. I can’t wait to see this in book form, though the PDF is extremely exciting. Kudos to Helen, Andrew and clearly to Emile. How soon can we purchase this book in hard copy on the National Trust website?
    Many thanks, Robert

    • Editor said, on March 30, 2014 at 10:12 pm

      It’s a good question, Robert, though I’m afraid I’m no help. I hope soon!

      -Craig


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