In association with the Lewis Walpole Library, Yale University Yale Center for British Art, and the Victoria and Albert Museum.
"This publication accompanies the exhibition Horace Walpole's Strawberry Hill organized by the Lewis Walpole Library, the Yale Center for British Art and the Victoria and Albert Museum. On view at the Yale Center for British Art from 15 October 2009 to 3 january 2010 and at the Victoria and Albert Museum from 6 March to 4 July 2010"--T.p. verso.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Enameled glass (p. 39). Stained and painted glass (p. 64-72). Glass closet (p. 70, 89, 159, 175, 190, 236, 239, 244-245). Gothic Pier Glass (p. 36). Goblet (p. 204). Lattimo glass plates (p. 4-5, cat. 245-248). Pier glass (p. 36). Glass lantern (p. 34). Glassware (p. 333-334).
Horace Walpole: his life and character / Peter Sabor --
Going to Strawberry Hill / Michael Snodin --
Walpole's Gothic: creating a fictive history / Kevin Rogers --
Strawberry Hill: friendship and taste / George E. Haggerty --
Singular objects and multiple meanings / Alicia Weisberg-Roberts --
Paper castle, paper collection: Walpole's extra-illustrated copy of the description of... Strawberry Hill / Ruth Mack --
Historicizing Horace / Stephen Bann --
The anecdotes of painting and continental European art history / Nigel Llewellyn --
The art of Lady Diana BeauClerk: Horace Walpole and female genius / Cynthia Roman --
Horace Walpole: antiquarian of his time / Irène Aghion --
Horace Walpole and the collecting of miniatures / Katherine Coombs --
'Playthings still?' Horace Walpole as a collector of ceramics / Timothy Wilson --
The Strawberry Hill armoury / Stuart W. Pyhrr --
The 'curious books' in the library at Strawberry Hill / Margaret K. Powell --
Strawberry Hill: the laughing view / Hope Saska --
The Strawberry Hill sale of 1842: 'the most distinguished gem that has ever dorned the annals of auctions' / Stephen Clarke.