The Victorian Country House
Publish date: July 1st 1979
Publisher: Yale University Press (New Haven/London)
Pages no: 480
Edition language: English
The country houses built in Britain during the mid- and late-19th centuries, as Mark Girouard, notes in this book, are monuments to their age. Built for the Victorian country gentleman, they reflected the values and priorities of his class, while their development speaks to the changing tastes and t...