At Home with the Soanes

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  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • At Home with the Soanes
  • Susan Palmer
  • English
  • 08 January 2018
  • 9781910258446

At Home with the Soanes A Look At The Day To Day Life Once Lived Inside The Home Of Celebrated British Architect John Soane, Now A Museum That Attracts 100,000 Visitors A YearThe Product Of Many Years Research By Susan Palmer, Archivist To Sir John Soane S Museum, At Home With The Soanes Paints A Detailed Picture Of The Social And Domestic Life At Nos 12 13 Lincoln S Inn Fields, London, In The Early 19th Century How The Buildings Were Heated, The Servants Daily Duties, What Meals Were Cooked, Wines Purchased And Teas Drunk Even The Fate Of The Family S Pet Dog Family Life With Two Children In Many Ways As Difficult As Modern Offspring Is Brought Vividly To Life And The Below Stairs Relationships Of The Servants Are Poignantly Recorded The Evening Social Whirl Of Visits To Theaters And Supper Parties Is Chronicled, And The Description Of Seaside Holidays On The Kentish Coast, When Margate Was In Vogue, Portrays The Social Niceties Of Promenades And Dances Originally Published In 1997, At Home With The Soanes Has Been Updated To Include The Latest Discoveries That Have Come To Light During Restoration Of The House And Redesigned To Include Than 100 Illustrations, Mostly In Color, From The Extensive Museum Archive, Including Photographs Of The Newly Recreated Lost Private Apartments At Home With The Soanes Offers A Fascinating Insight Into This London Family S Life, Both Upstairs And Downstairs.

10 thoughts on “At Home with the Soanes

  1. Ruth says:

    c2015 When I ordered this book, I didn t realise that it was actually like a guide book to the museum rather than an actual non fiction book It was a good read though Interesting and not too bogged down with references etc. I rather like the fact that there is still a house that was lived in where we know so much about the day to da...

  2. Mad says:

    Absolutely fascinating Tons of detail Loved it

  3. Mark says:

    Purchased at a recent visit to the museum this book a enhanced the experience with great images of the home from Soanes period Also a lovely insight to the activities in the household throughout the life of the architect himself Horses, clothing, diets and social...

  4. Jbondandrews says:

    I enjoyed reading this little book It gives a handy outline of the early part of the nineteenth century.