Craft and its conservation in Anglo-Irish building production, 1660–1760
Edited by Christine Casey and Melanie Hayes
List of Figures
Introduction: Enriching architecture: craft and its conservation in Anglo-Irish architectural production, 1660–1760, Christine Casey and Melanie Hayes.
Part 1: Loss and retrieval
Chapter 1: Onslow palace: new evidence of eighteenth-century plasterwork technique at Clandon Park, Sophie Chessum.
Chapter 2: Piercing the surface: virtuoso wooden staircases from Cassiobury Park and Eyrecourt Castle, Mechthild Baumeister and Andrew Tierney.
Chapter 3: Fragments of eighteenth-century craftsmanship: the Pearson collection, Peter Pearson.
Chapter 4: Experiments with historic light in Kensington Palace’s early eighteenth-century interiors, Lee Prosser.
Chapter 5: Retrieving craft practice on the early eighteenth-century building site, Melanie Hayes.
Chapter 6: Conserving craft in eighteenth-century buildings: the role of the conservation architect, Tony Barton.
Part 2: Design and making
Chapter 7: The geometry of rustication: an eighteenth-century case study, Edward McParland.
Chapter 8: The rough and the smooth: stone use in Dublin 1720–1760, Patrick Wyse Jackson and Louise Caulfield.
Chapter 9: Drawing out a surface in lime and hair, Jenny Saunt.
Chapter 10: ‘Agreeable to live in’: the wainscoted interior in eighteenth century Britain and Ireland, Christine Casey.
Chapter 11: A glorious ascent: staircase design, construction and craft in the circle of Richard Castle, Andrew Tierney.
Format: Open Access PDF
247 colour illustrations
Copyright: © 2023
Publication: January 01, 2023