Windows for the world

25 For Poland see W. Balus, T. Szybisty; D. Czapczyńska-Kleszczyńska, ... A. Brongniart, Mémoire sur la peinture sur verre (Paris: Imprimerie de Selligue, ...

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Author: Jasmine Allen

Publisher: Manchester University Press

ISBN: 9781526114747

Category: Art

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Windows for the world explores the display and reception of nineteenth-century British stained glass in a secular exhibition context. International in scope, the book focuses on the global development of stained glass in this period as showcased at, and influenced by, these exhibitions. It recognises those who made and exhibited stained glass and demonstrates the long-lasting impact of the classification and modes of display at these events. A number of exhibits are illustrated in colour and are analysed in relation to stylistic developments, techniques and material innovations, as well as the broader iconographies of nation and empire in the nineteenth century.

Dead End Gene Pool

lingered in bed on Sunday mornings, and when I was really small, ... all about going to FAO Schwarz and the zoo, and looking in the windows at Tiffany's; ...

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Author: Wendy Burden

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9781101186183

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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In the tradition of Sean Wilsey's Oh The Glory of It All and Augusten Burrough's Running With Scissors, the great-great-great granddaughter of Cornelius Vanderbilt gives readers a grand tour of the world of wealth and WASPish peculiarity, in her irreverent and darkly humorous memoir. For generations the Burdens were one of the wealthiest families in New York, thanks to the inherited fortune of Cornelius "The Commodore" Vanderbilt. By 1955, the year of Wendy's birth, the Burden's had become a clan of overfunded, quirky and brainy, steadfastly chauvinistic, and ultimately doomed bluebloods on the verge of financial and moral decline-and were rarely seen not holding a drink. In Dead End Gene Pool, Wendy invites readers to meet her tragically flawed family, including an uncle with a fondness for Hitler, a grandfather who believes you can never have enough household staff, and a remarkably flatulent grandmother. At the heart of the story is Wendy's glamorous and aloof mother who, after her husband's suicide, travels the world in search of the perfect sea and ski tan, leaving her three children in the care of a chain- smoking Scottish nanny, Fifth Avenue grandparents, and an assorted cast of long-suffering household servants (who Wendy and her brothers love to terrorize). Rife with humor, heartbreak, family intrigue, and booze, Dead End Gene Pool offers a glimpse into the fascinating world of old money and gives truth to an old maxim: The rich are different.

Dear Emily

Paul's Episcopal Church has beautiful stained-glass windows by Tiffany and is ... and created a high standard for Richmond houses and nearby county estates.

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Author: Louise Thomas

Publisher: Second Wind Publishing

ISBN: 9781935171539

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Journal of Glass Studies

“ The Netherlandish Window Glass in the Church of St John the Evangelist , Rownhams , Hampshire . " Proceedings of the Hampshire Field Club and ... Produced at Tiffany Studios in 1894 , now in museum in Springfield , Massachusetts .

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Look Up

Memoir of an Art Gallery . ... Lowenstein , Steven M. Frankfurt on the Hudson : The German - Jewish community of Washington Heights , 1933–1983 , its structure and culture . ... Windows at Tiffany's : The art of Gene Moore .

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Author: Lisa Thaler

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ISBN: STANFORD:36105124152005

Category: Biography & Autobiography

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Encyclopedia of Interior Design

The quality of his work was so high that it has often been favourably compared with that of L. C. Tiffany, and several of La Farge's windows were attributed ...

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Author: Joanna Banham

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781136787584

Category: Architecture

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First published in 1997. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Tennessee Historical Quarterly

the east , the second group of lancet windows in memory of the Leslie Warner children and in the west , the third ... hand and direction of Melchior Thoni , master woodcarver with the Edgefield and Nashville Manufacturing Company.73 The ...

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How Not to Get Rich

The Financial Misadventures of Mark Twain Alan Pell Crawford ... It would be on display in Tiffany's window, and “all New York & all strangers visiting New ...

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Author: Alan Pell Crawford

Publisher: HMH

ISBN: 9780544836716

Category: Business & Economics

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“Crawford captures the energy, humor, and wide-eyed hope of America’s first ‘angel investor’ with wit and verve . . . a book that is worthy of Twain himself” (Dan Lyons, New York Times–bestselling author). A Wealthmanagement.com Best Business Book of 2017 Mark Twain’s lifetime spans America’s era of greatest economic growth. And Twain was an active, even giddy, participant in all the great booms and busts of his time, launching himself into one harebrained get-rich scheme after another. But far from striking it rich, the man who coined the term “Gilded Age” failed with comical regularity to join the ranks of plutocrats who made this period in America notorious for its wealth and excess. Instead, Twain’s mining firm failed, despite striking real silver. He ended up somehow owing money over his 70,000 acres of inherited land. And his plan to market the mysteriously energizing coca leaves from the Amazon fizzled when no ships would sail to South America. Undaunted, Twain poured his money into the latest newfangled inventions of his time, all of which failed miserably. In Crawford’s hilarious telling, the familiar image of Twain takes on a new and surprising dimension. Twain’s story of financial optimism and perseverance is a kind of cracked-mirror history of American business itself—in its grandest cockeyed manifestations, its most comical lows, and its determined refusal to ever give up. “Light and frothy, this humorous biography is a lively read.” —Kirkus Reviews

Freddie Mercury An Intimate Memoir by the Man who Knew Him Best

give the impression of an extensive pergola for in fact there was little room, only three or four feet, between the dining room windows and the property's ...

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Author: Peter Freestone

Publisher: Omnibus Press

ISBN: 9780857121271

Category: Music

Page: 276

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An intimate memoir of the flamboyant Queen singer by the man who knew him best. Peter Freestone was Freddie Mercury’s Personal Assistant for the last 12 years of his life. He lived with Mercury in London, Munich and New York, and he was with him when he died. In this book, the most intimate account of Mercury’s life ever written, he reveals the truth behind the scandalous rumours, the outrageous lifestyle and Mercury’s relationships with men, women and the other members of Queen. From the famous names – including Elton John, Kenny Everett, Elizabeth Taylor and Rod Stewart – to the shadowy army of lovers, fixers and hangers-on, Peter Freestone saw them all play their part in the tragi-comedy that was Freddie Mercury’s life. Freestone lived with Mercury in Europe and America for over a decade. From the East 50s apartment in New York to Kensington Lodge, the house in London where Mercury died – not to mention innumerable international hotel rooms and apartments in between – Freestone was always on hand to serve and protect the man he had first met in the Biba department store in the early 1970s. Then Queen was a largely unknown band. Soon it would be the most glitzy of glam rock bands. Freestone saw the fame arrive and with it the generosity, the excess, and the celebrity friends who came and went. “I was chief cook and bottle washer, waiter, butler, valet, secretary, amanuensis, cleaner, baby-sitter… and agony aunt,” he writes. “I shopped for him both at supermarkets and art markets, I travelled the world with him, I was with him at the highs and came through the lows with him. I saw the creative juices flow and I also saw the frustration when life wasn’t going well. I acted as his bodyguard when needed and in the end, of course, I was one of his nurses.” Freestone’s bet-selling account of a talented and extravagant star’s life and death is compelling, entertaining and ultimately, very touching. Illustrated with many photos from personal and Freestone’s own archives. Press Reviews“An entertaining and thought provoking read” – PRS for Music Sales “This collection of Freddie’s own words is the closest thing there is to an autobiography of a man with no regrets. The foreword is written by his mother” – reFRESH magazine, Leading Gay mag in the UK

Natalie A Memoir About Natalie Wood by Her Sister

Get everybody away from the windows. ... We were co-conspirators again when I began dating a very wealthy man named Fletcher Jones, who had his own airplane ...

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Author: Lana Wood

Publisher: Graymalkin Media

ISBN: 1935169874

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 240

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This New York Times bestseller is the most intimate possible remembrance of Natalie Wood's tempestuous life and tragic death. A book that only Natalie Wood's sister could have written - a warm but unflinchingly candid account of a great star's passionate love affairs, violent fights, stormy marriages, bitter divorces, and of her controversial death by drowning at the age of forty-three, stunning a nation that adored her. Now includes rare family photographs.

The Critic

Another window for the same Chicago church was exhibited last Addresses by Henry Irving Saturday at the warerooms of the Tiffany Glass Co. in Fourth The Drama . $ 1.25 . The Anglo - American Publishing Co. Avenue . It is of a handsome ...

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Criminal Procedure Stories

Biographies of Criminal Procedure Stories Contributors John Q. Barrett is a Professor of Law at St. John's ... world's leading expert in Tiffany stained glass for hiring a grave robber to steal priceless Tiffany windows from mausolea .

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Author: Carol Susan Steiker

Publisher: Foundation Press

ISBN: STANFORD:36105063833904

Category: Law

Page: 503

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Unlike casebooks, this title provides rich narrative detail of the human stories -- and the social, political, and legal contexts -- of notable Supreme Court cases on criminal justice. It includes details not available elsewhere, and offers the insights of respected scholars who are experts on the particular cases and issues they address. This book will greatly enhance the teaching both of police practices (a.k.a "Cops and Robbers") and of criminal adjudication (a.k.a "Bail to Jail").

The Long Island Historical Journal

For detailed descriptions of ecclesiastical commissions on Long Island completed under Tiffany's direction , and information on his life , see Judith A. Spinzia , “ Artistry in Glass : The Queens Ecclesiastical Windows of Louis Comfort ...

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Author: Roger Wunderlich

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ISBN: WISC:89067279208

Category: Long Island (N.Y.)

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Need Respect Trust

Cem said he could have thrown The Irishman out of the window. ... at the Pierre Hotel, he read that the legendary jeweler Tiffany & Co. was for sale.

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Author: Nemir Kirdar

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 9780297868590

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 256

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Need Respect Trust is the remarkable story of the internationally renowned investment bank founded by Nemir Kirdar. Intent on pursuing a career in public life in the land of his birth, the young Kirdar finds his aspirations brutally cut short by a coup d'état and the massacre of Iraq's royal family. Seeing no future in Iraq, Kirdar flees to the United States to continue his studies. Persuaded to return and set up his own business, he is later incarcerated in a Ba'ath Party jail. Freed, he arrives for the second time on US shores with $800 in his pocket and begins training at the lowest level in New York's banking industry. Through talent and application, he climbs the corporate ladder and ends up running Chase Manhattan's business in the Arabian Gulf. There, a convergence of business and economic trends changes his life and leads him to create a new kind of banking institution. Built on integrity and principle, Investcorp becomes a bridge between the burgeoning oil wealth of the Gulf and alternative investment opportunities in the West, on both sides of the Atlantic. This is an inspirational book about overcoming obstacles and what can be achieved through courage, vision, passion and leadership. Need, Respect, Trust is a stirring personal manifesto of what it takes to succeed in business - and in life.

In Pursuit of Beauty

Hints on Church and Domestic Windows, Plain and Decorated. Orange, N.]., 1876. ... “The Industrial Arts of America: The Tiffany Glass and Decorative Co.

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Author: Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

Publisher: Metropolitan Museum of Art

ISBN: 9780870994685

Category: Aesthetic movement (Art)

Page: 511

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New York Magazine

A former New York City cop, Ulasewicz dug dirt for the White House from 1969 ... off on the memoir for the past decade, along with his co-author and lawyer, ...

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New York magazine was born in 1968 after a run as an insert of the New York Herald Tribune and quickly made a place for itself as the trusted resource for readers across the country. With award-winning writing and photography covering everything from politics and food to theater and fashion, the magazine's consistent mission has been to reflect back to its audience the energy and excitement of the city itself, while celebrating New York as both a place and an idea.

Jet Pan s Memoir

He mastered a very bad habit: jumping from the hoods of our cars parked in the driveway into the screened kitchen window. He ruined a few screens.

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Author: Doris Bourgeois-Darling

Publisher: AuthorHouse

ISBN: 9781546261490

Category: Biography & Autobiography

Page: 330

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Doris Bourgeois-Darling, nee Dorice Leger was born in Moncton , New Brunswick , Canada,and raised by her father and her grandparents in a small village named Saint Marcel. She immigrated to the United States in the early sixties as a young adult; where she became an American citizen and raised her own family. After her retirement from her nursing career, this great grandmother decided to write about her life's experiences for her family's enjoyment. Will there be any deep dark secrets revealed or scandalous activities detected in this simple account of Jetpan's life story? YOU BE THE JUDGE.

The Practice of Her Profession

Her memoir is the only detailed and intimate source of information on ... They particularly loved to window-shop along Fifth Avenue; Tiffany and Co. had ...

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Author: Susan Butlin

Publisher: McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP

ISBN: 9780773578487

Category: Art

Page: 352

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In The Practice of Her Profession, Susan Butlin draws on unpublished letters and family memoirs to recount Carlyle's personal and professional life. She explores Carlyle's artistic influences, her relationships with artist colleagues and encounters with the cultural worlds of Paris, New York, and early twentieth-century Canada, and provides a detailed examination of Carlyle's paintings. Butlin's vivid description of the artistic life of women of this era, from access to art training to the important role of women's art societies, introduces readers to Carlyle's many accomplished contemporaries - Helen McNicoll, Mary Reid, Laura Muntz, Sarah Holden, Sydney Tully, Elizabeth McGillivray Knowles, and others.

New York

The New York Times aid , and set off ten minutes of room- Macy's , the first Lord & Taylor , Tiffany , and B. Altman stores . Call 465-3331 for reservations and food writing and her memoir Tender at the Bone . clearing feedback .

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Princeton Alumni Weekly

Leonard Barkan blends travelogue and criticism in memoir By Jane Carr '00 fter ... The son of the founder of Tiffany & Co. , Tiffany ( 1848–1933 ) filled ...

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