Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901

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Название: Dublin’s Bourgeois Homes: Building the Victorian Suburbs, 1850-1901
Автор: Susan Galavan
Формат: PDF
Размер: 85 МВ
Качество: Отличное
Язык: Английский
Год издания: 2017


In 1859, Dubliners strolling along country roads witnessed something new emerging from the green fields. The Victorian house had arrived: wide red brick structures stood back behind manicured front lawns. Over the next forty years, an estimated 35,000 of these homes were constructed in the fields surrounding the city. The most elaborate were built for Dublin’s upper middle classes, distinguished by their granite staircases and decorative entrances. Today, they are some of the Irish capital’s most highly valued structures, and are protected under strict conservation laws.