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description of the villa of Horace Walpole ... at Strawberry Hill, near Twickenham

description of the villa of Horace Walpole ... at Strawberry Hill, near Twickenham

with an inventory of the furniture, pictures, curiosities, &c.

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Published by Printed by Thomas Kirgate in Strawberry Hill .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Printed half title with engraved title vignette.

ContributionsWalpole, Horace, 1717-1797.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17522134M

These resources, with a house in Arlington Street, which was left to him by his father, enabled him, a bachelor all his days, to gratify his tastes. He acquired in the lease and in the next year purchased the reversion of the charmingly situated villa of Strawberry Hill, near Twickenham, on the banks of Born: Sep 24, Apr 03,  · Among the smart suburban homes of Twickenham is a very strange house. Gleaming white walls, battlements, Gothic pinnacles and a round tower stand out against more restrained neighbours. Strawberry Hill House, home of the eccentric man of letters Horace Walpole during the second half of the 18th Century, is arguably the birthplace not only of.

larly to "eccentric" men of taste, such as Horace Walpole (), whose life and home, the neo-Gothic villa called Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, near London, have been subject to sustained critical attention from his own day to the present. The house's design and decorafion emerged from close collaboration within his coterie of male friends. "A Description of the Villa of Mr. Horace Walpole, Youngest Son of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill near Twickenham, Middlesex. With an Inventory of the Furniture, Pictures, Curiosities &c Printed by Thomas Kirgate, ". Facsimile reproduced from the original in the collection of the Royal Institute of British Architects.

Jul 27,  · Horace Walpole, A Description of the Villa of Horace Walpole at Strawberry-Hill, near Twickenham (Strawberry-Hill, ) (Shelfmark: Keynes.E), title page Walpole was so interested in medieval history he began building a gothic-style castle in . 4 Horace Walpole, A Description of the Villa of Mr. Horace Walpole, at Strawberry-Hill near Twickenham (). in The Works of Horatio Walpole, Earl of Ovfovd, 5 volumes (London, I ), 11, p. 5 Horace Walpole's letters to Sir Horace Mann (5 June ) and Henry Seymour Conway (8June ) in The.


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Strawberry Hill House—often called simply Strawberry Hill—is the Gothic Revival villa that was built in Twickenham, London by Horace Walpole (–) from onward. It is the type example of the "Strawberry Hill Gothic" style of architecture, and it prefigured the nineteenth-century Gothic Revival.

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With an inventory of the furniture, pictures, curiosities, &cPages: Horatio Walpole (/ ˈ w ɔː l p oʊ l /), 4th Earl of Orford (24 September – 2 March ), also known as Horace Walpole, was an English writer, art historian, man of letters, antiquarian and Whig catholicyoungadultsofsc.com had Strawberry Hill House built in Twickenham, south-west London, reviving the Gothic style some decades before his Victorian successors.

His literary reputation description of the villa of Horace Walpole. at Strawberry Hill on the Alma mater: Eton College, King's College, Cambridge. HORACE WALPOLE.

Born inHorace Walpole was a pivotal figure in 18th Century society, literature, art and architecture. He was the son of Sir Robert Walpole, Britain’s first Prime Minister, author of ‘The Castle of Otranto’, the world’s first gothic novel, and founder of Strawberry Hill House and its vast collection of treasures.

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[Horace Walpole]. Jan 08,  · Walpole wrote A Description of the Villa of Mr Horace Walpole at Strawberry-Hill near Twickenham, Middlesex, an illustrated guide to Strawberry Hill, and printed it on his own printing press. However, he seldom gave copies out as he feared that visitors would never leave if they sought to see everything in the book.

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Lewis “A Description of the Villa of Horace Walpole Youngest Son of Sir Robert Walpole Earl of Orford, at Strawberry Hill near Twickenham, with an inventory of the Furniture, Pictures, Curiosities, Etc. first appeared ina small quarto in an.

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- Ebook written by Horace Walpole. Read this book using Google Play Books app on. A Description of the Villa of Mr. Horace Walpole, at Strawberry-Hill, Near Twickenham, Middlesex: With an Inventory of the Furniture, Pictures, Curiosities &c.

Copertina flessibile – 8 mar Format: Copertina flessibile. Jul 30,  · A work particularly important for its documentary value was issued from the press in This was Walpole’s Description of the Villa of Mr Horace Walpole at Strawberry Hill near Twickenham, with an inventory of the furniture, pictures, curiosities etc.

The Description was subsequently revised and reprinted inaccompanied by engravings. English writer Horace Walpole’s fantastical Strawberry Hill, a castle constructed in the outer London village of Twickenham in and worked on until Walpole’s death, in sparked the Gothic Revival movement and is a model of historic preservation today.

The Cottage, "in A Description of the Villa of Horace Walpole, (Walpole's extra-illustrated copy)" Strawberry Hill Press. Our legacy Digital Images Collection (commonly called the DL) was retired in July and moved to a new system: Digital Collections. A Description Of the Villa Of Mr Horace Walpole, At Strawberry-Hill Near Twickenham, Middlesex With an Inventory Of the Furniture, Pictures, Curiosities, C; A Letter To the Editor Of the Miscellanies Of Thomas Chatterton; A Second and Third Letter To the Whigs; Anecdotes Of Painting In England; Anecdotes Of Painting In England, Volume II.

A description of the villa of Mr. Horace Walpole, youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole, earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill near Twickenham, Middlesex. With. Walpole, Horace, A description of the villa of Horace Walpole, youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole earl of Orford, at Strawberry-hill, near Twickenham: with an inventory of the furniture, pictures, curiosities, &c.

(Strawberry-hill: Printed by Thomas Kirgate, []) (page images at HathiTrust). Strawberry Hill House is one of the best-documented houses in the country. Not only did Walpole leave ‘A Description of the Villa of Horace Walpole’ but he also described it in numerous letters and commissioned drawings by John Carter & paintings by Heinrich Muntz to record the changing appearance of the House.Jan 29,  · The Walpole Cabinet Horace Walpole, ''A Description of the Villa of Horace Walpole, Youngest Son of Sir Robert Walpole, Earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill, near Twickenham.

With an inventory of the furniture, pictures, curiosities &c', Strawberry Hill .Description of the Villa of Mr Horace Walpole, youngest son of Sir Robert Walpole Earl of Orford, at Strawberry-Hill near Twickenham, Middlesex, with an Inventory of the Furniture, Pictures, Curiosities, &c.

An autobiographical account of his own breath-taking creation, Strawberry Hill House, Walpole describes at length what is now regarded as Britain’s finest example of Georgian Gothic.