Inconclusive Evidence, Jan Hietala


Inconclusive Evidence: Spatial Gender Politics at Strawberry Hill 1747-58 is a semiotic study of letters, drawings, sketches and paintings related to Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, Middlesex, one of the most studied villas of all time and regarded as a forerunner to the Gothic revival in architecture. Horace Walpole assembled a 'Committee of Taste' to assist him in its construction, and as a result of the social requirements of the time and all made household emerged. The book sheds new light on the relation between Strawberry Hill and modernity.

Published by Spurbuchverlag
196 pages
190 × 245 mm
ISBN: 9783887783853

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