Nicholas Penny, 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
“... Scott’s Abbotsford, both in their very different ways related to Strawberry Hill, and then to Goodrich Court and Charlecote Manor. There were many less well documented collections, which he discusses in passing, some of which, being crowded into small London houses, were closer in character to the painting by Cooke, half still-life, half interior, on his ...”