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The Resource A thing in disguise : the visionary life of Joseph Paxton, Kate Colquhoun

A thing in disguise : the visionary life of Joseph Paxton, Kate Colquhoun

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A thing in disguise : the visionary life of Joseph Paxton
Title
A thing in disguise
Title remainder
the visionary life of Joseph Paxton
Statement of responsibility
Kate Colquhoun
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Horticulturist to the Duke and Duchess of Devonshire and architect of the Crystal Palace at the Great Exhibition of 1851, Joseph Paxton was a man who typified the Victorian ideal of self-improvement. This is a portrait of one of that era's great heroes
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Colquhoun, Kate
Dewey number
712.092.
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • facsimiles
  • plans
  • portraits
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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  • Paxton, Joseph
  • Chatsworth House
  • Great Exhibition
  • Gardeners
  • Landscape architects
  • Landscape gardening
  • Biography
Label
A thing in disguise : the visionary life of Joseph Paxton, Kate Colquhoun
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-296) and index
Control code
9780007143535
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 307 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780007143535
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims. (some col.), plans, ports. (chiefly col.)
Label
A thing in disguise : the visionary life of Joseph Paxton, Kate Colquhoun
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 288-296) and index
Control code
9780007143535
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xi, 307 p., [16] p. of plates
Isbn
9780007143535
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), facsims. (some col.), plans, ports. (chiefly col.)

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