Edwards, Clive D. 1947-

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EDWARDS, Clive D. 1947-

PERSONAL: Born March 24, 1947, in England; son of Douglas (a company secretary) and Mary (a private secretary) Edwards; married July 5, 1993; wife's name Lynne; children: Nicholas, Philip, Matthew, Tom. Education: Royal College of Art, doctorate, 1992.

ADDRESSES: Home—122 Outwoods Dr., Loughborough LE11 3LU, England. Office—School of Art and Design, Loughborough University, Epinal Way, Loughborough LE11 0QE, England. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER: Perrings Furnishings, London, England, retail manager, 1965-85; Victoria and Albert Museum, London, England, staff member, 1989-91; Loughborough University, Loughborough, England, began as lecturer, senior lecturer in art and design history, 1991—.

MEMBER: Royal Society of Arts (fellow).


(Author of revision) John Gloag, Dictionary of Furniture, expanded and revised edition, Unwin Hyman, 1990, Overlook Press (Woodstock, NY), 1991.

Victorian Furniture: Technology and Design, Manchester University Press (New York, NY), 1993.

Twentieth-Century Furniture: Its Materials, Manufacture, and Markets, Manchester University Press (New York, NY), 1994.

Eighteenth-Century Furniture, Manchester University Press (New York, NY), 1996.

Encyclopaedia of Furniture Materials, Trades, and Techniques, Ashgate (Brookfield, VT), 2000.

Turning Houses into Homes: Retailing and Consumption of the Domestic Interior, Ashgate (Brookfield, VT), 2003.

Contributor to books, including Conservation of Furniture and Related Wooden Objects, Butterworth-Heinemann (London, England), 1998; and Dictionary of Interior Design. Contributor of articles and reviews to periodicals, including Studies in the Decorative Arts, Art History, Journal of Design History, Country Life, Furniture History, Burlington, History of Technology, and Antique Collecting.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Encyclopedia of Textile Furnishings, for Ashgate, completion expected in 2004.

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