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Each quintessential Edwardian house will by definition be different from another one, because the link between them is the richness of exploration of style and detail. But there are some examples which are quite extraordinary. One of the pioneers in my book is Earl Carrington, who is an interesting figure as a politician because he was on the one hand a radical, active, and personally extremely generous, land reformer, and on the other, one of the hereditary Lord Great Chamberlains, in attendance on Queen Victoria and a close friend of Edward VII.
Posted onGodfrey Sykes and Francis Fowke, Design for the decoration of the South Kensington Museum, c.1865, © Victoria and Albert Museum, 2017 It may seem strange that the largest object in the...
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