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Flowers and Furniture in America's Historic Homes - Finch, Elfreda

The most beautiful rooms in America and the flowers which grace them are the subject of this book. It reproduces living rooms, dining rooms, sitting rooms, and gardens from homes, some of which are administered by the National Trust for Historic Preservation, some reconstructed in museums, and some privately owned but open to the public on house and garden tours. The Nathaniel Russell House is featured on p. 87

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American Furniture and Its Makers - Quimby, Ian M. G.

Various aspects of furniture design, production, distribution, and function are examined in 9 essays by various authors. While the focus is on furniture made in America from 1660 to 1860, 2 articles are concerned with 20th century attitudes toward furniture of the 17th and 18th centuries. Essays are as follows: Style and Structure in the Joinery of Dedham and Medfield, Massachusetts, 1635-1685; Wallace Nutting, Collector and Entrepreneur; Furnit ...

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19th-Century America, Furniture and Other Decorative Arts - Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.)

An exhibition of the major arts and styles of 19th century America. Provides a historical overview and a pictorial summary, incorporating all the decorative arts chronologically, in visually related groups.

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American Furniture and the British Tradition to 1830 - Kirk, John T.

The dependence and independence of American craftsmen. The sources of American furniture design and construction in British and Continental practice. The tradition of painted furniture in Europe and America. The emergence of an American aesthetic.

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The Miniature Portrait Collection of the Carolina Art Association - Severens, Martha R., 1945-

Full documentation of the portrait miniature collection of the Catalog of the Carolina Art Association (Gibbes Art Gallery).

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Furniture Treasury (Mostly of American Origin) - Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941

Volumes I and II, which are combined into one volume, contain 5,000 examples, illustrated by photographs and brief descriptive comments, of furniture and utensils, mostly of American origin. Volume III is more than a supplement to Vols. I and II. It contains additional data on many of the pieces in that set, with notes on styles, dates, construction, and origins. Of special interest is the outline of cabinet-making and a complete list of ea ...

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300 Years of American Seating Furniture: Chairs and Beds from the Mabel Brady Garvan and Other Collections at Yale University - Kane, Patricia E.

Yale University's collection of American furniture--particularly its Garvan collection--is recognized as one of the great assemblages of its kind. This publication of the seating furniture is the first to treat a collection of such breadth in such depth. This catalog records, identifies, and interprets the collection.

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