Furniture & woodwork reading list

Chests of Drawers and Commodes in the Victoria and Albert Museum, John F. Hayward,  1960

Tables in the Victoria and Albert Museum, John F. Hayward, 1961

English Cabinets in the Victoria and Albert Museum, John F. Hayward, 1964

English Furniture, W.E.Clark Collection,1964

A Short History of English Furniture, 1966

Furniture Designs of E. M. Godwin, Elizabeth Aslin, reprint, 1970

Catalogue of Adam Period Furniture in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Maurice Tomlin, 1972

English Cabinets, 1972

The Edward Henry and Eva Pinto Bequest, London, 1979

Early Stringed Instruments at the Victoria & Albert Museum, c.1980.

Tea Caddies, Gillian Walkling, 1985.

Furniture of About 1900 from Austria & Hungary in the Victoria  and Albert Museum,
Simon Jervis,  1986

English Medieval Furniture and Woodwork, Charles Tracy, 1988.

Frank Lloyd Wright: The Kaufmann Office, Christopher Wilk, 1993.

The Bettine, Lady Abingdon Collection-The Bequest of Mrs T.R.P.Hole. A handbook, Sarah Medlam, 1996 

Western Furniture: 1350 to the Present Day in the Victoria and Albert Museum, Christopher Wilk, ed., Philip Wilson and the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996.

William Morris (Exhibition Catalogue), Linda Parry ed., Philip Wilson and the Victoria and Albert Museum, 1996

Catalogue of Musical Instruments in the Victoria & Albert Museum, Howard Schott, Anthony Baines, James Yorke, 1998

Furniture from British India and Ceylon - A Catalogue of the Collections in the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Peabody Essex Museum, Amin Jaffer, 2001

Design and the Decorative Arts: Britain 1500-1900, Michael Snodin and John Styles, 2001.

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The Furniture Machine: Furniture Since 1990

The Furniture Machine: Furniture Since 1990

Contemporary furniture design has enjoyed growing popularity in the last fifteen years, both in Britain and internationally. The Furniture Machine loo…

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Event - Objects on the move - a short history of mobile furniture design

Thu 11 September 2014 13:00

FREE TOUR: Whether around a room or across the globe, furniture has always been designed to be moveable. This tour of the V&A's Furniture Gallery will examine that importance of mobility to the history of furniture, looking at what a moveable design can reveal about an object’s social and economic life.

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