Overview

Nostell is a story of craftsmanship, aspiration and hard work.

This guidebook reveals the innovation and skill that created this grand estate, including the treasure house at its heart.

Discover Robert Adam-designed interiors, custom-made Chippendale pieces and in-depth information on key collection items, including masterpiece paintings and the breath-taking 18th-century doll's house.

Nostell is also a house of stories: the daughter who ran away with a baker; extravagant, three-day-long parties; airplanes on the vista.

Read on to find out more about the lives of the people who lived here, and the servants and groundsmen who kept everything running smoothly.

About the author: Dr Jacqueline Riding is the author of Jacobites: A New History of the Rebellion (Bloomsbury 2016) and former Curator of the Palace of Westminster and Director of the Handel House Museum. She has acted as consultant to Historic Royal Palaces, Tate Britain, and Mike Leigh's Mr. Turner and Peterloo.

SKU: 50003313
Format: Paperback
Dimensions: H21 x W21cm
ISBN: 9781843594628
No. of Pages: 64

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