21 December 1989
Show More The New Museology edited by Peter Vergo.
Reaktion, 230 pp., £23, September 1989, 0 948462 04 3Show More
The Romantic Interior: The British Collector at Home 1750-1850 by Clive Wainwright.
Yale, 314 pp., £35, November 1989, 0 300 04225 6Show More
Journal of the History of Collections, No 1 edited by Oliver Impey and Arthur MacGregor.
Oxford, 230 pp., £23, June 1989, 0 00 954665 0Show More
“... like in the hand or mouth, you would be unwise to ignore the governor of the backwater. While Saumarez Smith sadly shakes his head at the curators who have not attended to the ‘current tendency’, LudmillaJordanova stamps her foot in the Bethnal Green Museum: ‘Social differences in clothing are not mentioned, nor are prices given. In fact, a number of the cases clearly contain expensive, hand-made ...”