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By Adrian Franklin

ISBN-10: 1742230016

ISBN-13: 9781742230016

Taking a decade-by-decade strategy, this lavishly illustrated consultant to 20th-century collectibles provides precious info in a full of life and unique sort. each one bankruptcy provides detailed perception right into a specific decade and contains imperative components of amassing from that period, if it is ceramic bathing beauties from the Twenties, classic outfits from the Nineteen Forties, autos from the Nineteen Fifties, or Memphis layout from the Eighties. masking well known classes equivalent to paintings nouveau, business, paintings deco, unfashionable, and sleek, this is often an awesome better half for either critical creditors and those that desire a glimpse into the area of 20th-century design.

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Then, just before Christmas in 1911, Amundsen reached the South Pole. In the year war broke out, 1914, Charlie Chaplin became the first screen actor to sign a contract for more than US$1000. Sheffield Simplex car, UK (body by Van den Plas), 1913. A typical luxury tourer of its day. indd 40 29/09/09 9:50 AM To view this image, please refer to the print version of the book If the war had not come along to spoil things, the decade might have become known as the beginning of modern times. There was more money sloshing about, there were more things being produced and the world was shrinking rapidly as transport technologies took off.

A lot of people I know have collected a little bit of World War I and it serves as their own domestic shrine of remembrance. In recent years I have begun to think about extending my collection to include what are for me the most evocative objects of all: the recruitment posters that urged so many to sign up or to become involved. indd 47 47 29/09/09 9:51 AM beauty and emotional content, they also allow us to see the entire sociology of the war – how it enrolled almost everyone into its global grip.

Indd 33 33 29/09/09 9:50 AM To view this image, please refer to the print version of the book Art Nouveau has a disfirst decorative arts museum in tinctive look that is not simthe world (established in 1852), ply modelled on nature. It is opened in its new premises in a highly stylised nature that 1909 and we know that most of looks both dream-like and at the key Art Nouveau designers the same time richly detailed. visited it and this is where many There are many recurring first came into contact with motifs that help to distinguish Japanese, Chinese and Islamic Art Nouveau for the collectraditions.

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