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The south front of Kedleston

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Description: The Genius of Robert Adam: His Interiors
~Adam was introduced to Sir Nathaniel Curzon by his friend General Sir Charles Hay in December 1758, a month after he succeeded as fifth baronet. Had their meeting taken place a few months earlier, the job of building a new house at Kedleston in Derbyshire to rival Holkham might have gone to Adam instead of the sixty-year-old Matthew Brettingham. None the less, it...
PublisherPaul Mellon Centre
Related print edition pages: pp.18-39

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