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Art & Design: Art and Architecture of London

An online guide containing resources for students enrolled in Art & Design courses at LaGrange College.

Books

On the upper level of Lewis Library:

 

Sutcliffe, Anthony.  London:  An Architectural History.  (call number NA 970 .S87 2006)

Dixon, Roger and S. Muthesius.  Victorian Architecture.  (N 967 .D59)

Service, Alastair.  Edwardian Architecture:  A Handbook to Building Design in Britain 1890-1914.  (NA 987 .S4x)

British Museum, London.  (N 1040 .B7)

Keene, Derek, ed.   St. Paul's:  The Cathedral Church of London, 604-2004.  (Oversize BX 5195 .L700 S427 2004, on Upper Level)

 

On the lower level:

 

Jenkyns, Richard.  Westminster Abbey.  (DA 687 .W500 J34 2005)

Sheppard, Francis.  London: A History.  (DA 677 .D544 1998)

Darvill, Timothy.  Stonehenge:  The Biography of a Landscape.  (DA 142 .D37 2006)

Pearson, Mike Parker.  Stonehenge:  A New Understanding.  (DA 142 .P37 2013)

 

Blue Guide:  Museums & Galleries of London.  (AM 43 .L6 B37 2005)

 

Travel guides:

 

London Walks in Easy English  (DA 679 .G83 2012)

England  (DA 650 .E525 2013)

 

You may find other useful books with similar call numbers: 

 

AM - museums

DA - Great Britain (especially DA 670 to DA 688 for London)

N - Art

NA - Architecture (especially NA 960 to NA 977 for British architecture)

Welcome

Welcome!

 

This guide was designed for students traveling to London  for the "Art and Architecture of London" course (INTM 3474, Dr. Joiner and Dr. Reneke) being offered in January 2015 (or subsequently). Use the online catalog to find books, e-books, DVDs, and streaming video.  The reference librarian can help you find resources on the topics that interest you.  I've listed on this page a few titles relevant to the course description, but we have many more.

DVDs

DVDs are on the upper level.  The DVD DA section has DVDs on Great Britain; the DVD N section has art DVDs.

 

London:  The Making of a City (DVD DA 677 .L858 2004, 6 discs)

Windsor Castle  (DVD DA 690 .W766 2005)

Museum Masterpieces:  The National Gallery, London  (DVD N 6750 .M894 2009, 2 discs + guide)

 

You can use the online catalog to find "Streaming video."

Websites

 

There are many web sites for people visiting London.  I especially recommend:

 

Transport for London - information on public transportation in London, including the Tube (underground) and buses.

 

The British Museum 

 

The British Library 

 

London Theatre Guide  - London has great theatres; see a play or a musical!

 

 

Don't hesitate to ask the reference librarian for other library resources, or if you have general questions on visiting London (how to get around town, how the currency works, etc.).

Reference & ILL Librarian

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Arthur Robinson
Contact:
Office 706-880-8289
Ref. Desk 706-880-8957
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