One of the great figures in nineteenth-century English architecture and design, E. W. Godwin (1833-1886) began his career as an architect, later turned to furniture design and decoration, and finally focused on Victorian theater, assuming the roles of costume designer, designer-manager, and critic. In the first section of this book, ten scholars examine Godwin's multifaceted life and career, discussing his diverse contributions as a design reformer. The second section of the book presents a fully annotated selection of over 150 items that represent the formation and flowering of Godwin's oeuvre.The ceiling itself was dik tempered, Bedroom furniture, a major component of this commission, included aquot;two ... It is annotated, aquot;this top piece to be screwed to tin- ceiling line md the wood ceiling of wardrobe to be fitted against top so as to getanbsp;...
|Author||:||Edward William Godwin, Susan Weber Soros, Catherine Arbuthnott, Bard Graduate Center for Studies in the Decorative Arts|
|Publisher||:||Yale University Press - 1999|