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Slideshow on Gothic Revival
Studley Royal Park - gardens
The 18th-century landscaping, gardens and canal, the 19th-century plantations and vistas, and the neo-Gothic castle of Studley Royal Park - World Heritage Convention site
Garden Kingdom of Dessau-Wörlitz
Schloss Wörlitz was built in 1769-73 and it was the first neoclassical building in Germany.
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Web Resources - Gothic Revival influences
Englightenment (European history)
Pages from the Encyclopedia Britannica
The Englightenment Movement
Certain thinkers and writers, primarily in London and Paris, believed that they were more enlightened than their compatriots and set out to enlighten them.
The Industrial Revolution - UK Parliament pages
The Industrial Revolution, which began three hundred years ago, was a period of unprecedented technological, economic and social change that completely transformed British culture
Britain's Industrial Revolution
Articles in BBC - History
Cotton Millionaire; Workshop of the world; All change in the Victorian age
The topic of scientific revolutions has become philosophically important, especially since Thomas Kuhn's account in The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Dime Novels and Penny Dreadfuls
Stanford's Dime Novel and Story Paper Collection consists of over 8,000 individual items, and includes long runs of the major dime novel series
Newspaper, novel, blood
Fleet Street, the supposed home of the dreaded barber, has long been associated with newspapers, booksellers and the printing industry.
Strawberry Hill Virtual Tour
Strawberry Hill - Virtual tour
During Walpole’s lifetime, Strawberry Hill was a popular tourist attraction and was shown on request between May and October, but restricted to one party of four people a day.
Strawberry Hill House
Strawberry Hill House
Horace Walpole (1717 – 1797) discovered Chopp’d Straw Hall in 1747 when it was one of the last remaining sites available on the banks of the Thames in fashionable Twickenham
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Principles of the Gothic Revival in England
The author states that revivals play perhaps a greater role in English eighteenth and nineteenth-century architecture and in the decorative arts of that period, than in any other country.
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