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Upstairs & Downstairs

The Illustrated Guide to the Real World of Downton Abbey
Warwick, Sarah (Book - 2012 )
Upstairs & Downstairs


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This beautifully illustrated book takes readers on a guided tour of a single day in an upper-crust English home of the Edwardian era. Starting with the servants hard at work while the family is still abed, and culminating in a lavish dinner party, Upstairs & Downstairs lifts the curtain on this fascinating period, as well as its historical bookends, the Victorian and post-World War I eras. Includes accounts from actual masters and servants, along with feature spreads on famous figures.--From publisher description.
Authors: Warwick, Sarah
Title: Upstairs & downstairs
the illustrated guide to the real world of Downton Abbey
Publisher: London :, Carlton Books,, 2012, c2011
Characteristics: 128 p. :,ill. (some col.) ;,29 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Sarah Warwick
Notes: Includes index
Contents: Before dawn
A child's friends : Beatrix Potter
Breakfast time
Study of a servant : P.G. Wodehouse
Morning activities
Votes for servants : Emmeline Pankhurst
Lunchtime
A social conscience : George Bernard Shaw
Afternoon activities
Difficult relationships : Virginia Woolf
Fine dining
Behind every great man : Winston Churchill
The end of the day
Eccentric characters : Edith, Osbert & Sacheverell Sitwell
Summary: This beautifully illustrated book takes readers on a guided tour of a single day in an upper-crust English home of the Edwardian era. Starting with the servants hard at work while the family is still abed, and culminating in a lavish dinner party, Upstairs & Downstairs lifts the curtain on this fascinating period, as well as its historical bookends, the Victorian and post-World War I eras. Includes accounts from actual masters and servants, along with feature spreads on famous figures.--From publisher description.
ISBN: 9781847327901
1847327907
Branch Call Number: 941.0823 W311u 2012
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