Jan Hietala // Inconclusive Evidence

Spatial Gender Politics at Strawberry Hill 1747-58

Inconclusive Evidence is a semiotic study of letters, drawings, sketches and paintings related to Strawberry Hill in Twickenham, Middlesex, one of the most studied villas of all time and regarded as a forerunner to the Gothic revival in architecture. Horace Walpole assembled a ‘Committee of Taste’ to assist him in its construction, and as a result of the social requirements of the time and all made household emerged. The book sheds new light on the relation between Strawberry Hill and modernity.

Publisher: AADR
196 pages
80 colour illustrations
19cm × 24cm
Format: Hardback
ISBN: 9783887783853
36,00 €
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