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Cheap, quick, & easy :imitative architectural materials, 1870-1930 /Pamela H. Simpson.

Collection Type
Books
Variant Title
Cheap, quick, and easy
Originator
Simpson, Pamela H. (Pamela Hemenway), 1946-
Publication
Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press
Contents
Cheap, Quick, and Easy: Introduction -- 1. Stone for the Masses: Concrete Block in the Early Twentieth Century -- 2. Embossed Facades: Ornamental Sheet Metal -- 3. Artful Interiors: Metal Ceilings and Walls -- 4. Fashion Floors: Linoleum, Its Predecessors and Rivals -- 5. Good Impressions: Embossed Wall and Ceiling Coverings -- 6. Grand Illusions: Other Faux Materials -- 7. Substitute Gimcrackery: Aesthetic Debates and Social Implications
Date
c1999.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
xii, 215 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-210) and index.
ISBN
1572330376 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781572330375 (cloth : alk. paper)
GUSN
245499
Call Number
Stacks A403.6.S55 1999
Descriptive terms
Baustoff
Bouwmaterialen.
Building materials History.
Geschichte 1870-1930.
Imitatie.
Imitationsprodukt
Innenausbau
Substitute products.
Synthetic products.
Synthetische polymeren.
Woninginrichting.

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