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Regency

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

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...Regency initially came into use as a period designation for the nine years (1811–20) during which the Prince of Wales served as Prince Regent while his father, King George III, was unwell. After George III’s death in 1820, the Regent...

Crace & Co.

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...In 1768, Edward Crace (1725–99) established the Crace dynasty of decorators in London. His son John Crace joined the firm and collaborated with Sir John Soane on some important interior commissions. However, Crace’s most important works...

Neoclassicism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The desire to recall and recreate the beauty of the Classical world was first fully developed during the Renaissance, but the term Neoclassicism is used to describe the same impulse that began later, in the eighteenth and early nineteenth...