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Lost treasures of Strawberry Hill: masterpieces from Horace Walpole's collection

Stock, Paul (2018) Lost treasures of Strawberry Hill: masterpieces from Horace Walpole's collection. Criticks: the reviews website of British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies (25 Nov 2018). Website.

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Abstract

Lost Treasures of Strawberry Hill, an exhibition at the eponymous House and Gardens in Twickenham, poses a conundrum. It offers a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for enthusiasts of eighteenth-century culture, and therefore can be recommended with enthusiasm. But it also has significant presentational problems which make the displays and their contexts less than fully comprehensible to visitors. Like few other exhibitions I have seen, Lost Treasures manages to be both fascinating and frustrating.

Item Type: Online resource (Website)
Official URL: https://www.bsecs.org.uk/criticks-reviews/
Additional Information: © 2018 The Author; Online
Divisions: International History
Subjects: A General Works > AM Museums (General). Collectors and collecting (General)
D History General and Old World > DA Great Britain
N Fine Arts > N Visual arts (General) For photography, see TR
Sets: Departments > International History
Date Deposited: 27 Nov 2018 12:36
Last Modified: 20 Feb 2019 12:48
URI: http://eprints.lse.ac.uk/id/eprint/90824

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