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OUR NEWSLETTER Issue 22 out now

A wide-ranging publication appearing twice a year, see below for free downloads

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- 'Appreciating the Bauhaus' by Peter Jamieson (282KB).

- 'The Trade Fair Palace, Prague 1924-28' by Ivan Margolius (366KB)

- 'Uherčice, the Restoration of Collalto Empire Furniture' by Barbara Peacock (688KB)

- 'Hidden Secrets Underground: Gems, Wonders and Local Legends' by Dagmar Morávková

- 'British Heritage Recreated by the Czechs - A Piece of UK Transport Back on Track' by David Chick

- Reviews and Friends' Events

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Issue8PromoWebThe Friends are very pleased to acknowledge the help of the Office of Foreign Affairs of the Government of the Czech Republic in the production of their Newsletter

 


FROM PREVIOUS NEWSLETTERS

Articles available to download as PDFs:

HISTORIC BUILDINGS & PARKS

The Rebirth of the Abbey Church at Žďár nad Sázavou (660KB PDF) by Zbyněk Vintr

Třeboň: Cinderella or the Sleeping Beauty? (1013KB) by Jan Mladovský

How I Saved a Czech Historic Building (2.35MB) by Steven Brummel

The Park at Krásný Dvůr (599KB) by Prof. PhDr. Pavel Vlček

The Lively World of Prague Coffee Houses (270KB) by Eva Bendová

Saving and Rebuilding Schindler's Ark (663KB) by Daniel Low-Beer

A Forgotten Cubist Gem in Bohemia - the Villa Benies (678KB) by Eva Hrončeková

Rebuilding, Moving and Restoration: the dilemmas of preserving historic buildings (1.473KB PDF) by Peter Jamieson (1.473KB)

ARCHITECTURE, APPLIED ARTS, INDUSTRY

Josef Schaffer – A Historicist Architect in Mariánské Lázně (1006KB PDF) by Peter Ratzer

Thonet Bentwood Furniture (389KB) by Ivan Margolius

Antonin Raymond, an Architectural Journey (780KB PDF) by Yola Gloaguen

The Industrial Heritage of Ostrava - Authenticity at the Crossroads (892KB)  by Mgr. Květa Jordánová, University of Ostrava

Cars, Furniture, Architecture: the Tatra car and its influence (910KB) by Ivan Margolius

Tatra as the Modern World Symbol (805KB) by Ivan Margolius

Jan Blažej Santini-Aichel (93KB) by Caroline Cannon-Brookes

ART & SCULPTURE

Effigies of Přemyslid Rulers (567KB) by Jana Gajdošová

Egon Schiele and Český Krumlov (793KB) by Frances Blythe

A Bohemian Devil in Sweden: The 'Codex Gigas' and its Travels (1114KB) by Mark Whelan PhD

St Vitus Treasure on View to the Public (129.76KB) by Professor Ivo Hlobil

PEOPLE & PLACES

Charles IV and the New Town of Prague (3.162MB) by Dagmar Šmrhová

Historic Bohemia: The Friends of Czech Heritage Tour (1.5MB) by Barbara Peacock

Low-Beer, Tugendhat and Stiassni Reunion, Brno 2017 (358KB) by Iain R. Smith

What Volunteering Has Done for Me (170KB) by Rupert Emery

The Aristocracy of the Czech Lands in European Diplomacy (640KB) by Eva Kolářová

The Robot of Prague (680KB) by Ivan Margolius

Writing ‘The Architecture of Prague and Bohemia’ (1.36MB) by Brian Knox

Beethoven and the musical history of the Château of Hradec nad Moravicí (902KB) by Markéta Wiesnerová

Mozart and the Czechs (548KB) by Catherine Sprague

Coming to know the Czech lands (478KB) by Barbara Peacock

Jan Blažej Santini-Aichel (93KB) by Caroline Cannon-Brookes

LIFE AND CULTURE IN THE CZECH LANDS

The Czech Language is not Difficult to Sing (107KB) by Karel Janovický

Two Decades of Freedom – after Twice as Long of Life without (205KB) by Josef Jařab

Queen of the Castle (221KB) The Sixties at Rožmberk Castle by Nora Mlíkovská