Taking Tea with Mackintosh by Perilla Kinchin
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Taking Tea with Mackintosh
By Perilla Kinchin

Taking Tea with Mackintosh

The Story of Miss Cranston's Tea Rooms

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Taking Tea with Mackintosh by Perilla Kinchin

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In 1896, Kate Cranston, the pioneer of Glasgow tea rooms in the late nineteenth century, commissioned Charles Rennie Mackintosh -- who would become one of the Western world's most renowned designers -- to design her tea rooms, and over the next two decades he did so with dazzling inventiveness. (Mackintosh's wife, Margaret, herself an artist, also made important contributions to the interior designs.) A pair of perfectionists, Cranston and Mackintosh opened up a unique, avant-garde artistic world to thousands of ordinary people. Their tea rooms became internationally famous.Taking Tea with Mackintosh illustrates this exciting collaboration with black-and-white historical photographs of the tea rooms and color photographs of their surviving components. In addition, sixteen recipes for traditional tea room cakes, breads, and pastries are supplied, offering the best chance the reader will have to revisit these extraordinary places.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780764906923
ISBN-10: 0764906925
Format: Paperback
(216mm x 191mm x 13mm)
Pages: 112
Imprint: Pomegranate Europe Ltd
Publisher: Pomegranate Europe Ltd
Publish Date: 1-Sep-1998
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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