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Cherished possessions : a New England legacy / Nancy Carlisle ; photography by Peter Harholdt.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Carlisle, Nancy Camilla.
Colby College. Museum of Art.
Harholdt, Peter.
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
Publication
Boston : Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, in Association with Antique Collectors' Club Ltd.
Contents
Introduction -- Cherished possessions -- New England's people -- New England climate and landscape -- Before the Revolution, 1650-1775 -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Early nation, 1790-1820 -- Growth, innovation, and reform, 1820-1930 -- Modernism and antiquarianism, 1930-1970.
Date
2003.
Description
448 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map, ports. ; 32 cm.
Notes
Catalogue of a traveling exhibition from the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities (SPNEA). This exhibition, drawn from their collections, features over 175 objects--furniture, costumes, paintings, and household furnishings, chosen not only for their visual appeal, but also for the stories they tell about three hundred years of life in the region.
Exhibition itinerary: Colby College Museum of Art, Waterville, Maine, July 16-October 26, 2003 and others.
Includes bibliographical references (p. 428-438) and index.
ISBN
0970639481
GUSN
146644
Call Number
Ref. NK810.C37 2003
Stacks NK810.C37 2003
Other People and Orgs
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities
Descriptive terms
Art collections
Decorative arts
Decorative arts History.
House furnishings
House furnishings History.
Material Type
Catalogs.
Exhibitions.
Places
New England

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