Jocelyn Anderson

Art Historian

Jocelyn Anderson - Art Historian

I am an art historian with a PhD from the Courtauld Institute of Art. I am currently completing a book entitled, 'Touring and Publicizing England's Country Houses in the Long Eighteenth Century,' in addition to conducting research on prints of Empire and British consumers. I am a contributor to the Trusted Source project.

A view looks across an octagon shaped lake with obelisk at its centre, with the two near identical Lake Pavilions behind in the background in 1733

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'The Beauties of Stow' c. 1750, part of the library collection at Anglesey Abbey, Cambridgeshire.

When were country house guidebooks invented?

Britain’s first country house guidebooks were published in the middle of the eighteenth century, primarily because of the increasing – and unprecedented – numbers of tourists.

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