Ref NoWEA/PP/V/10
AltRefNo0561766
CollectionBernard Weatherill Papers
TitleVideo of 'A Week in Politics - The Speaker's Bed', 4 March 1990
Date4 March 1998
Extent1 videocassette (VHS, 30 min.)
DescriptionThis video contains an extract from 'A Week in Politics', which is about the search for the state bed and other Pugin furniture designed for Speaker's House. The feature, compiled by David Wheelan, includes interviews with Mr and Mrs Weatherill and Dr Clive Wainwright of the Victoria and Albert Museum, who assisted the Weatherills in rediscovering the State bed and other furniture. The video shows the restoration of the bed and its hangings.
NotesPrevious reference number: WEA/PP/V10/0561766

Subjectfurniture
Restoration
Furniture
Related PersonWheelan, David, (fl 1990), television presenter
Wainwright, Clive, (fl 1990), curator at the Victoria and Albert Museum
Pugin, Augustus, (1812-1852), architect
Related PlaceWestminster, City of Westminster, London
Associated OrganisationChannel 4
CategoryMoving image recordings
Access conditionsThis material is available for consultation at the University of Kent's Special Collections & Archives reading room, Templeman Library, University of Kent, Canterbury, CT2 7NU. On site access at the University of Kent only. Access to audio-visual recordings is through digital listening/viewing copies. The University of Kent acknowledges the intellectual property rights of those named as contributors in this recording and the rights of those not identified
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