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The Resource Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle, by the Countess of Carnarvon

Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle, by the Countess of Carnarvon

Label
Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle
Title
Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey
Title remainder
the lost legacy of Highclere Castle
Statement of responsibility
by the Countess of Carnarvon
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Tells the story behind Highclere Castle, the real-life inspiration and setting for Julian Fellowes's Emmy Award-winning PBS show, and the life of one of its most famous inhabitants, Lady Almina, the 5th Countess of Carnarvon. Lady Almina was the daughter of a wealthy industrialist, Alfred de Rothschild, who married his daughter off at a young age, her dowry serving as the crucial link in the effort to preserve the Earl of Carnarvon's ancestral home. Throwing open the doors of Highclere Castle to tend to the wounded of World War I, Lady Almina distinguished herself as a brave and remarkable woman
Summary
Examines the life of Lady Almina, the fifth Countess of Carnarvon, and the events in Highclere Castle during the First World War
Writing style
Biography type
contains biographical information
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10103169
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
  • 942.2/71
  • B
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DA570
LC item number
.C37 2011
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Target audience
adult
http://bibfra.me/vocab/lite/titleRemainder
the lost legacy of Highclere Castle
Label
Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle, by the Countess of Carnarvon
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pomp and circumstance -- Welcome to Highclere -- Almina, debutante -- A triumph for her ladyship -- Life downstairs -- Dressing for dinner -- Edwardian Egypt -- The passing of the golden age -- The summer of 1914 -- Call to arms -- Paradise lost -- War heroes -- Hospital on the move -- Death in the trenches -- The dark times -- The promised end -- From war to peace -- Another glittering season -- "Wonderful things" -- Lights out -- Inheritance
Control code
5539820
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 325 pages
Isbn
9780770435622
Lccn
2011042617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)758387421
Label
Lady Almina and the real Downton Abbey : the lost legacy of Highclere Castle, by the Countess of Carnarvon
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 299-300) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Pomp and circumstance -- Welcome to Highclere -- Almina, debutante -- A triumph for her ladyship -- Life downstairs -- Dressing for dinner -- Edwardian Egypt -- The passing of the golden age -- The summer of 1914 -- Call to arms -- Paradise lost -- War heroes -- Hospital on the move -- Death in the trenches -- The dark times -- The promised end -- From war to peace -- Another glittering season -- "Wonderful things" -- Lights out -- Inheritance
Control code
5539820
Dimensions
21 cm
Edition
1st U.S. ed.
Extent
x, 325 pages
Isbn
9780770435622
Lccn
2011042617
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations
System control number
(OCoLC)758387421

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