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Tight spots
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things 7
winter 1997-98
Editorial
Stephen Escritt
Sancho's best Trinidado 
Ignatius Sancho and the 18th-century London tobacco trade
Carol Tulloch
Fashioned in black and white 
Women's dress in Jamaica, 1880 -1907
Sorrel Herschberg
Check this title
English contemporary HK Furniture and the post-war new look
Flora Samuel
A door of experience 
Le Corbusier's chapel at Ronchamp


other things
Esther Leslie
Explaining the shadows
August Sander
National Portrait Gallery, London
28 February - 9 June 1997
Hildi Hawkins
Missing link
Poem
Philip Nobel
Mapping the city
The new New York subway map
Julie Burchill
Ambition
Extract from the novel Ambition
Gavin Stamp
Fly me to the stars
The tomb of Carl Morgan Bigsby
Jorge Luis Borges
Of exactitude in science
Short story from A Universal History of Infamy
Verity Wilson
Small things
Marc Riboud in China: 40 Years of Photography
Barbican Art Gallery, London
19 June - 17 August 1997
Helen Clifford
Consumed by culture
Harper Collins, London
Greg Stevenson
Better than bizarre
The ceramics of Clarice Cliff
Jacq Barber
Super Nova
Why Jarvis Cocker paid £28,000 for a set of old magazines
Gavin Stamp
Decomania
Bevis Hillier and Stephen Escritt
Art Deco Style
Phaidon Press, London
Judith Somerville
Best foot forward
In search of a great-great-grandfather
Tony Harrison
Long distance
Poem
Nicholas Oddy
Pedal-power
Bike: Cycles. A Tour of Bicycle Design, 1825-2000
Design Museum, London
30 October 1997 - 22 March 1998
Kate McIntyre
Spaced out
Material Culture: The Object in British Art of the 1980s and 1990s
Hayward Gallery, London
3 April - 18 May 1997
Ten top tights tips from the collection of Anneli Kurki
Stephen Escritt
The name of the Room
sterreichisches Museum frangewandte Kunst (MAK)
Vienna
Hannah Andrassy
Gardner's world
Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum
Boston, USA
David Brady
A man's job
The Man in the Brown Suit
Rizzoli, New York
Alan Powers
By George!
A personal history of the New Georgians
Ruth Levy
Monkey business
Love and the sock monkey
Hildi Hawkins
Homeland
Carl and Karin Larsson: Creators of the Swedish Style
Victoria & Albert Museum, London
Maria Gould
Things like that
Short story

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