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The Domestic Landscape 1860-1960 

Resources in Special Collections

list of primary material in Special Collections

a starred item indicates that some of its illustrations have been digitised and appear in these pages

Thomas Sheraton The cabinet dictionary London: 1803 Sp Coll RB 1195

Rudolph Ackermann Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics London: 1809 Sp Coll 2616

*Rudolph Ackermann 90 plates depicting furniture, taken from various volumes of Ackermann's Repository of arts etc [London: 1811-1828] Hepburn q3

Rudolph Ackermann A selection of ornaments in [120] pages, for the use of sculptors, painters, carvers, modellers, chasers, embossers ... London: [18--]  BD3-b.16

William Henry Pyne The history of the royal residences London: 1819 Sp Coll f327-9  

John Rutter Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey London: 1823: Sp Coll q63

Journal of design and manufactures London: 1849-1851 BD19-g.1-4

*Charles Dickens Bleak House (with illustrations by H.K. Browne) London: 1852-1853 Hepburn 186-203

*Robert Kerr  The gentleman's house; or, how to plan English residences, from the parsonage to the palace London: 1864  Sp Coll 2773

Owen Jones  The grammar of ornament. Illustrated by examples from various styles of ornament. One hundred folio plates London: 1866  BDA3-x.10

Gervase Wheeler The choice of a dwelling; a practical handbook of useful information ... connected with hiring, buying, or building a house, with its stables and garden-outbuildings London: 1872  Mu3-y.21

C. J. Richardson The Englishman's house: a practical guide for selecting or building a house  London: [1874]  Mu3-y.22

Mary Eliza Joy Haweis The art of decoration London: 1881  RB 1520

*Christopher Dresser Principles of decorative design London: [1882]  PAA 112

Artistic Japan 1888-1891 PAA f18-23

*The studio: an illustrated magazine of fine and applied art London: 1893-1903 (volumes 1-28)  PAA f174-202

Henry Havard  Dictionaire de l'ameublement et de la decoration depuis le XIIIe siecle jusqu'a nos jours ... Paris: [1894]  Mu4-a.5-8

*H. J. Jennings  Our homes and how to beautify them London: 1902  RQ 785  

*Sanitary Institute of Great Britain Catalogue of health exhibition of sanitary apparatus, appliances,
and articles of domestic use and economy, to be held at Glasgow ... 1904
London: [1904]  Mu61-b.10

The Art workers' quarterly: a portfolio of practical designs for decorative and applied art London: 1905 (volume 4)  Stone q275

Waring & Gillow Limited The artistic evolution of the English home [London:  19--] RQ 1058

Whitechapel Art Gallery and the Design & Industries Association An exhibition of household things, designed primarily to serve their purpose ... London: 1920  PAA 41

M.H.Baillie Scott and A. Edgar Beresford Houses and gardens London: 1933 PAA f159

*Labour Party, Great Britain Your home planned by Labour London: 1943 Broady C37

See Also:

Images from the Journal of design and manufactures (Volume 1: 1849): featured as the Special Collections 'Book of the Month' August 2001

Philips Decorative Arts Special Collections material web pages: features images from Delineations of Fonthill and its abbey, Ackermann's Repository of arts, literature, commerce, manufactures, fashions and politics, The cabinet dictionary, and The history of the royal residences.

Graphic Design & visual culture in Europe 1890-1945: private press books web pages for another 'History of Art' course: features images of many books produced under the influence of the Arts & Crafts movement.

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