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Author Hall, Michael, 1957-

Title Waddesdon Manor : the heritage of a Rothschild house / foreword by Lord Rothschild ; text by Michael Hall ; photography by John Bigelow Taylor.

Imprint London : Scala, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    728.80942 HAL 2009    Available
Edition Rev. ed.
Description 320 pages : illustrations (some color), genealogical table, plans, portraits ; 32 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note Originally published: New York : Harry N. Abrams, 2002.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 310-313) and index.
Summary Hall draws on much previously unpublished material to present a fascinating portrait of the splendid Manor and its Rothschild inhabitants.
Contents Prelude: Summer 1891 : a day in the life of Waddesdon -- Foreword by Lord Rothschild -- Ferdinand Rothschild and his family -- Building the house -- Building the collections -- Furnishing the house -- Life at Waddesdon 1880-1898 -- Alice -- James and Dorothy -- The National Trust -- Lord Rothschild -- Afterword: Summer 2009 : a day in the life of Waddesdon.
Subject Rothschild family -- Homes and haunts -- England.
Waddesdon Manor (Waddesdon, England)
Architecture, Domestic -- England.
Renaissance revival (Architecture) -- England.
Rothschild, Ferdinand, Baron, 1839-1898 -- Homes and haunts.
Rothschild, Ferdinand, Baron, 1839-1898 -- Art collections.
Added Author Taylor, John Bigelow.
ISBN 9781857596236 (hc.)
1857596234 (hc.)

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