Aesthetic Movement in Victorian Life
This is a collection of nine guide books of interior decoration and the aesthetic principles of Victorian lifestyles. Addressed primarily to middle-class women, they are extremely useful to our understanding Victorian society, women’s history and culture.
Table of Contents
Volume I Introduction by Midori Tsuji Mrs H. R. Haweis The Art of Decoration Volume II H. J. Cooper The Art of Furnishing on Rational and Aesthetic Principles Mrs H. R. Haweis Beautiful Houses: Being a Description of Certain Well-known Artistic Houses[Anon], Artistic Homes or How to Furnish with Taste Volume III R. W. Edis Decoration and Furniture of Town Houses Volume IV Lewis F. Day, Everyday Art, Short Essays on the Arts Not-Fine Mrs J. E. Panton From Kitchen to Garret Volume V Lucy Crane, Art and the Formation of Taste Volume VI Mrs J. E. Panton, A Gentlewoman’s Home, the Whole Art of Building, and Beautifying the Home