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Splendour! : art in living craftsmanship / edited by Adam Busiakiewicz and John Martin Robinson with assistance from David McKinstry ; with photography by Justin Paget.

Contributor(s): Charles, Prince of Wales, 1948- [writer of foreword.] | Busiakiewicz, Adam [editor.] | Robinson, John Martin [editor.] | McKinstry, David [editor.] | Paget, Justin [photographer.] | Georgian Group (London, England) [issuing body,, host institution.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London, England : Unicorn, an imprint of Unicorn Publishing Group LLP : The Georgian Group, 2017Description: 126 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.Content type: text | still image Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9781910787779; 1910787779.Other title: Splendor! art in living craftsmanship.Subject(s): Georgian Group (London, England) | Historic buildings -- England -- Conservation and restoration | Historic buildings -- Wales -- Conservation and restoration | Interior decoration -- England -- History | Interior decoration -- Wales -- History | Architecture, Georgian -- Georgian | Architecture -- Details | Decoration and ornament -- Georgian style | Design -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century -- Exhibitions | Design -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- ExhibitionsGenre/Form: Exhibition catalogs.DDC classification: 709.42 Summary: This exhibition celebrates 80 years of conservation work by the Georgian Group. It aims to transport the visitor into a world of craftsmanship, beauty and design. Gathering together an eclectic selection of traditional 'Georgian' crafts practised in the 21st century, objects range from silk wallpaper and chandeliers to carved stone sculpture and ceiling designs. The works on display demonstrate that the Georgian tradition is a living tradition, and is one that should be supported and preserved. Founded in 1937, the Georgian Group is a conservation organisation created to campaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the 18th and early 19th centuries. Exhibition: The Georgian Group, London, UK (02.02 - 25.02.2017).
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An exhibition which celebrates 80 years of conservation work by the Georgian Group.The exhibition aims to transport the visitor into a world of craftsmanship, beautyand design. Gathering together an eclectic selection of traditional 'Georgian' craftspractised in the 21st century, objects range from silk wallpaper and chandeliers tocarved stone sculpture and ceiling designs. The works on display demonstrate thatthe Georgian tradition is a living tradition, and is one that should be supported andpreserved.Founded in 1937, the Georgian Group is a conservation organisation created tocampaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the18th and early 19th centuries.

Foreword by HRH The Prince of Wales.

Published in conjunction with an exhibition celebrating the 80th anniversary of the Georgian Group.

This exhibition celebrates 80 years of conservation work by the Georgian Group. It aims to transport the visitor into a world of craftsmanship, beauty and design. Gathering together an eclectic selection of traditional 'Georgian' crafts practised in the 21st century, objects range from silk wallpaper and chandeliers to carved stone sculpture and ceiling designs. The works on display demonstrate that the Georgian tradition is a living tradition, and is one that should be supported and preserved. Founded in 1937, the Georgian Group is a conservation organisation created to campaign for the preservation of historic buildings and planned landscapes of the 18th and early 19th centuries. Exhibition: The Georgian Group, London, UK (02.02 - 25.02.2017).