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What hideous drawings! Did anyone ever see such Vulgar looking things – I am quite ashamed of them! Richard Norman Shaw‘s vehement criticism, annotating a set of drawings created by a clerk in his own office, shows the passion and perfection … Continue reading
In previous centuries the country house was primarily a home, but also included other functions such as storehouse, dormitory, dairy, bakery, laundry. This inevitably led to their size increasing to the point where they could be regarded as small villages … Continue reading