About this project

This exhibition was curated and written by Dr Megan Wheeler (Lead Collections Cataloguer, Furniture) who works on the National Trust’s Furniture Research & Cataloguing Project, alongside Dr Wolf Burchard (Furniture Research Curator), Simon Green and James Weedon (Collection Cataloguers) under the direction of Christopher Rowell (Furniture Curator) and Philip Claris (Head of Collections Management).

This online exhibition was edited and produced by Gabriella de la Rosa (Lead Editor, Curatorial Content Online).

The Furniture Research & Cataloguing Project is made possible by generous assistance from  the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Royal Oak Foundation.

All photos, unless otherwise stated, are ©National Trust Images/John Hammond 2018.


The Furniture Research & Cataloguing team would like to thank the following people for their assistance in the preparation of this exhibition: the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art and the Royal Oak Foundation for their generous support; John Hammond; the staff at West Yorkshire History Centre, Wakefield; John Hartley of Tankerdale Ltd.; Crown Fine Art; and at the National Trust, the staff and volunteers at Nostell Priory, including Amanda Chinneck (Creative Project Manager), Sarah Crane (House Manager), Jenny Layfield (General Manager) and Simon McCormack (Project Curator); Chris Lacey (Photographic Manager), the National Trust Images team and Lorna Scott (Collections Conservation Documentation Officer).

Explore the exhibition

Chippendale Revealed


05 Jun 2018