For further information about Thomas Chippendale the following books are highly recommended:
Anthony Coleridge, Chippendale Furniture (1968)
Christopher Gilbert, The Life and Work of Thomas Chippendale (Studio Vista/Christie’s 1978)
Jane Sellars (ed), The Art of Thomas Chippendale: Master Furniture Maker (exhibition catalogue, Harewood House 2000)
Judith Goodison, Thomas Chippendale the Younger at Stourhead in Furniture History, vol xli (2005). (Bound offprints available at £5, incl. p&p, from the Hon. Curator, The Chippendale Society, Temple Newsam House, Leeds LS15 OAE)
The Chippendale Society: Catalogue of the Collections (obtainable c/o The Chippendale Society, Temple Newsam House, Leeds LS15 OAE)
Our thanks go to the many organisations who have allowed us to reproduce images from their collections on the website including The Chippendale Society, Burton Constable Foundation, Harewood House Trust, Nostell Priory and Temple Newsam.
A special thank you goes to the Captain Cook Memorial Museum in Whitby for the image of Captain Cook used in the timeline www.cookmuseumwhitby.co.uk