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The Elizabethan and Jacobean Country House

Lecturer: David Bostwick

This lecture looks at how country houses, both large and small, were lived in. By means of a progress from forecourt to Hall, a stately ascent to the Great Chamber, and a parade through the state rooms to the Long Gallery, the furnishing of each room and the remarkable fashion for imagery and symbolism within schemes of decoration is explored