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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.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Halsey, R. T. Haines (Richard Townley Haines), 1865-1942.
Tower, Elizabeth, joint author.
Publication
Garden City, L.I., Printed by Doubleday, Page, and Company
Date
1925.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
xxvi, 302 p. mounted col. front., illus., plates (part mounted col.) ports., map. facsims. 26 cm.
Notes
Bequest of Ambrose Cramer.
Bertram K. and Nina F. Little Library (c.3).
Rodris Roth Library (copy 4).
GUSN
147440
Call Number
Little N611.A6 H3 1925a c.3
Roth N611.A6 H3 1925a c.4
Stacks N611.A6 H3 1925a c.2
Other People and Orgs
Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). American Wing.
Descriptive terms
Architecture, Colonial
Architecture, Domestic
Art objects
Furniture
Interior decoration.
Social life and customs To 1775.
Places
United States
United States.

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