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The homes of our ancestors, as shown in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, from the beginnings of New England through the early days of the republic; exhibiting the development of the arts of interior architecture and house decoration, the arts of cabinetmaking, silversmithing, etc., especial emphasis being laid upon the point that our early craftsmen evolved from the fashions of the Old World a style of their own; with an account of the social conditions surrounding the life of the original owners of the various rooms. By R.T.H. Halsey and Elizabeth Tower; illustrated with many elegant plates

Catalog Data

Halsey, R. T. Haines (Richard Townley Haines) 1865-1942  Search this
Tower, Elizabeth  Search this
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.) American Wing  Search this
Physical description:
xxvi p., 1 l., 302 p. col. front., illus., plates (part col.) ports., maps, facsims. 26 cm
United States
To 1775
Architecture, Domestic  Search this
Architecture, Colonial  Search this
Interior decoration  Search this
Furniture  Search this
Art objects  Search this
Social life and customs  Search this
Call number:
N611.A6H3 1934X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries