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BeschreibungDuring the Middle Ages decorative floor tiles were used in abbey churches, royal palaces, parish churches and the homes of wealthy citizens. Many medieval tiles disappeared during nineteenth-century restorations but the designs lived on in the copies made by Victorian tile manufacturers. The British Museum has a collection of these tiles.
InhaltsverzeichnisThe medieval tile industry Relief and line-impressed tiles Mosaic tiles Two-colour tiles The legacy of medieval tiles Further reading Places to visit
PortraitHans van Lemmen taught for many years at Leeds Metropolitan University. He is an established author on the history of tiles and has lectured on the subject in Britain and elsewhere. he has written many other books for Shire. Hans van Lemmen is a founder member and presently publications editor of the British Tiles and Architectural Ceramics Society.
Untertitel: 'Shire Album S. '. colour and b&w illustrations. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Erscheinungsdatum: Januar 2001
Seitenanzahl: 40 Seiten