BEARD, Geoffrey. British, b. 1929. Genres: Architecture, Art/Art history, Crafts. Career: Director's Assistant, Leeds City Art Gallery, 1957-61; Director, Cannon Hall Art Gallery, Barnsley, 1961-66; Sr. Lecturer, Manchester Polytechnic, 1966-72; Director, Visual Arts Centre, University of Lancaster, 1972-82. Publications: XIXth Century Cameo Glass, 1956; Collecting Antiques on a Small Income, 1957; Georgian Craftsmen and Their Work, 1966; Modern Glass, 1968; Modern Ceramics, 1969; Decorative Plasterwork in Great Britain, 1975; International Modern Glass, 1976; The Work of Robert Adam, 1978; The Greater House in Cumbria, 1978; (with G. Berry) The Lake District: A Century of Conservation, 1980; Robert Adam's Country Houses, 1981; Craftsmen and Interior Decoration 1660-1820, 1981; The Work of Christopher Wren, 1981; Stucco and Decorative Plasterwork in Europe, 1982; The National Trust Book of English Furniture, 1985; The Work of John Vanbrugh, 1986; (ed. with C.G. Gilbert) Dictionary of English Furniture Makers 1660-1840, 1986; (with Lady Goodison) English Furniture 1500-1840, 1987; The Work of Grinling Gibbons, 1989; The National Trust Book of the English House Interior, 1990; The Compleat Gentleman, 1991; Upholsterers and Their Work in England, 1530-1840, 1997.