This book offers privileged access inside the heart of British democracy and government, detailing the momentous dramas that have been staged in the rarely seen interiors of Number 10.
For over three hundred years, the walls of Number 10 have witnessed frantic diplomacy, tense cabinet meetings, and decisions that have affected millions of people on every continent. And yet for much of the general public, the building remains a mystery.
This richly documented book charts the history of the headquarters of the British government and the official residence of the Prime Minister. It examines the dramatic events and the personalities that have marked the historic monument and provides rare access to the stately building that serves as a place of work as well as entertainment for foreign heads of state and dignitaries.
INSIDER ACCESS: An intimate and exclusive overview of one of Britain’s most influential and iconic addresses.
BEAUTIFULLY ILLUSTRATED with specially commissioned photographs of the residence’s exceptional architecture and interiors as well as images from salient historical moments.
HISTORY AND POLITICS: A reconsideration of the history of Britain’s premiers through the walls in which they made their most important decisions and unforgettable legacies.
ARCHITECTURE AND INTERIORS: Traces the unpredictable history of the building and its renowned interiors as well as the famous personalities and architects who have shaped them.
Publicity: This exclusive peek inside a storied landmark will appeal to publications from Elle Decor, Departures, Quest and Papercity to Traditional Home, Architectural Digest, House Beautiful, Town & Country and Veranda.
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