Is fashion about to turn against the vast public galleries of the past twenty years?
The monument to Edward Horner in the parish church at Mells, Somerset, is an affecting tribute to the losses suffered in World War I. Should the parish be allowed to move it?
A newly discovered manuscript at Knole is a compilation about Dover Castle ranging from the 14th to the 18th centuries.
traces the history of this unusual book, including its use by the 17th-century antiquary Edward Dering in enhancing his lineage.
The National Trust for Scotland faces a major challenge in reconstructing the interiors of Broughton House, the studio home of Glasgow Boys painter E.A. Hornel in Kircudbright.
explains the significance of this remarkable house.
A newly discovered drawing by Robert Adam for Nostell Priory’s Huntwick Lodge transforms our view of this overlooked element in the house’s landscape setting. As
explains, the building is unique in Adam’s work for its use of 17th-century vernacular style, and may even have been designed to appear partly ruined.
The first priority of the National Trust’s acquisitions policy is the return to its houses of works of art and furnishings historically associated with them. There have been some notable triumphs in the past two years, described by
and in this selection of recent gifts and purchases.
reveals a lost letter from Philip Webb to William Morris.
reveals a remarkable discovery: the earliest known photographs of William Morris’s Red House. They show it in the 1890s, when it was lived in by Charles Holme and his family.
Built in 1770-72 as a picnic room, boat house and cold bath, Robert Adam’s Fishing Room at Kedleston, Derbyshire, is one of his most enchanting designs.
traces its history and proposes an attribution for its mysterious paintings of fish.