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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: 1847327907
9781847327901
Branch Call Number: 941.0823 W311u 2012
Subject Headings: Great Britain History Edward VII, 1901-1910 Upper class England Social life and customs 20th century Great Britain Social conditions 20th century Country homes Great Britain History 20th century Great Britain Social life and customs 20th century Household employees Great Britain Social conditions 20th century Household employees Great Britain History 20th century
Topical Term: Upper class
Country homes
Household employees
Household employees
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