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Image of Great American Houses and Their Architectural Styles - McAlester, Virginia, 1943-

Great American Houses and Their Architectural Styles - McAlester, Virginia, 1943-

Explores landmark houses that exemplify America's major architectural and interior design styles from Colonial times to the mid-20th century. Nathaniel Russell House is featured on p. 32.

Record Type: Library

Image of Silversmiths to the Nation:  Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842 - Fennimore, Donald L.

Silversmiths to the Nation: Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner, 1808-1842 - Fennimore, Donald L.

In-depth study of the celebrated silversmiths and their work. Catalog of an exhibition held at the Winterthur Museum & Country Estate. Contents: Philadelphia in the Early Republic / Cathy Matson -- "Rich and fashionable goods": the precious metals trades in Philadelphia, 1810-1840 / Deborah Dependahl Waters -- Thomas Fletcher and Sidney Gardiner: their lives and work / Donald L. Fennimore and Ann K. Wagner -- Fletcher & Gardiner: seeking the ...

Record Type: Library

Image of Needlework:  An Historical Survey - Ring, Betty

Needlework: An Historical Survey - Ring, Betty

Compilation of articles posted over a half-century in Antiques magazine, providing a wealth of detailed information on both English and American stitchery.

Record Type: Library

Image of In Praise of America:  American Decorative Arts, 1650-1830 - Cooper, Wendy A.

In Praise of America: American Decorative Arts, 1650-1830 - Cooper, Wendy A.

Presents 180 years of American decorative arts and antiques -- furniture, paintings, glass, ceramics, pewter, etc. -- as they are now understood in light of the burst of scholarship and discovery that followed the 1929 exhibition sponsored by Girl Scouts of America.

Record Type: Library

Image of A Lady of Fashion:  Barbara Johnson's Album of Styles and Fabrics - Rothstein, Natalie

A Lady of Fashion: Barbara Johnson's Album of Styles and Fabrics - Rothstein, Natalie

Barbara Johnson, born in 1738, was a single lady from a well-to-do family who was immortalized by her extraordinary album, a record of the clothes bought by and for her throughout her long life.

Record Type: Library

Image of Children:  A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources - Grafton, Carol Belanger

Children: A Pictorial Archive from Nineteenth-Century Sources - Grafton, Carol Belanger

Illustrations depicting children engaged in activities that reveal the Victorian penchant for the sentimental and melodramatic, and that recall aspects of childhood that elicit immediate recognition from our own experience. 240 copyright-free illustrations for artists and designers. Engravings originally published in 1884-99 in The Chatterbox and in 1874 in the British workwoman.

Record Type: Library

Image of Treasures from the East:  Chinese Export Porcelain for the Collector - Gordon, Elinor

Treasures from the East: Chinese Export Porcelain for the Collector - Gordon, Elinor

Comprised of key articles from Antiques magazine, traces the early trade with Europe, especially in armorial china, and offers historical background material on wares made for Americans since the late 18th century: tea services, vases and urns, plates and platters, and other richly decorated objects.

Record Type: Library