Men from the ministry : how Britain saved its heritage /
Between 1900 and 1950 the British state amassed a huge collection of over 800 historic buildings, monuments and historic sites and opened them to the public. It was an enterprise without precedent. Governments elsewhere had of course assembled collections of paintings, sculptures and books. But Brit...
|Main Author:||Thurley, Simon, 1962-|
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