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Upstairs & Downstairs

The Illustrated Guide to the Real World of Downton Abbey

Sarah Warwick


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This beautifully illustrated book takes readers on a guided tour of a single day in an upper-crust English home of the Edwardian era. Starting with the servants hard at work while the family is still abed, and culminating in a lavish dinner party, Upstairs & Downstairs lifts the curtain on this fascinating period, as well as its historical bookends, the Victorian and post-World War I eras. Includes accounts from actual masters and servants, along with feature spreads on famous figures like Winston Churchill and Virginia Woolf.

Carlton Books, 9781847327901, 128pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2012

About the Author

Sarah Warwick is former editor of Family History Monthly and currently works as a freelance journalist. She has written for a variety of publications on the subject of social history, including the BBC's magazine Who Do You Think You Are?, Family History Monthly, and The Lady. She lives in London.