Folk Art from the American Museum in Britain

A collection of photographs of American folk art housed in the American Museum in Britain.

Folk Art from the American Museum in Britain

Folk Art from the American Museum in Britain

'Folk art' is a misunderstood term in Britain, often indiscriminatingly used as a synonym for 'unsophisticated' or 'amateur'. At The American Museum in Britain, housed in Claverton Manor on the outskirts of the Georgian city of Bath, its American cont

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Folk Art from the American Museum in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Laura Beresford
Categories: Art
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011 - Publisher:

'Folk art' is a misunderstood term in Britain, often indiscriminatingly used as a synonym for 'unsophisticated' or 'amateur'. At The American Museum in Britain, housed in Claverton Manor on the outskirts of the Georgian city of Bath, its American cont
Museums in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 64
Authors: Christine Garwood
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2014-06-10 - Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing

Museums are at the heart of the nation's cultural life, bastions of Britishness in almost every major city and town. Together they detail myriad aspects of our heritage: from lawnmowers to cuckoo clocks, pencils to chairs, there seems to be no end to the subject matter deemed worthy of collection
The People's Galleries
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Giles Waterfield
Categories: Business & Economics
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-07-07 - Publisher: Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art

This innovative history of British art museums begins in the early 19th century. The National Gallery and the South Kensington Museum (now the Victoria and Albert Museum) in London may have been at the center of activity, but museums in cities such as Glasgow, Leeds, Liverpool, Manchester, and Nottingham were
Weir's Guide to Medical Museums in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 241
Authors: Sue Weir
Categories: Medical
Type: BOOK - Published: 1996 - Publisher: Royal Society of Medicine PressLtd

This guide is to museums with medical collections, large open air museums with entire medical and dental surgeries and pharmacies, the homes of medical men, physic gardens, spas and the medical associations in the museums of the armed forces. Opening times and all other facilities are listed.
Classic Quilts from the American Museum in Britain
Language: en
Pages: 128
Authors: Laura Beresford, Katherine Hebert
Categories: Antiques & Collectibles
Type: BOOK - Published: 2009 - Publisher: Scala Books

The American Museum in Britain's textile collection is recognised not only as the finest collection of American textiles in Europe but also as one that is equal to many collections in the United States. In addition to carpets, embroideries and furnishing

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