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Author to lecture at Wofford on ‘Arts and Crafts Homes’

Wednesday, February 23, 2005

SPARTANBURG, S.C. – Author and architecture historian Dr. Wendy Hitchmough, will lecture on the “Arts and Crafts home” at Wofford College on Thursday, Feb. 24.

Hitchmough’s lecture, “Good and Bad Behavior in the Arts and Crafts Home,” will be held at 4 p.m. in the Olin Teaching Theater in the Franklin W. Olin Building. It is free and open to the public.

Hitchmough specializes in architecture and design of the late 19th and early 20th century. She is the author of seven books, including “C.F.A. Voysey” and “The Arts and Crafts Home.” Her most recent book, “Arts and Crafts Gardens,” was published by The Victoria and Albert Museum.

She also is curator of Charleston, the home and meeting place for the writers, painters and intellectuals known as the Bloomsbury Group, in Sussex, England.