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The White House :its historic furnishings and first families /by Betty C. Monkman ; principal photography by Bruce White.

Collection Type
Books
Originator
Monkman, Betty C.
White, Bruce, 1962-
Publication
New York : Abbeville Press
Washington, D.C. : White House Historical Association ;
Contents
President's house in the early years, 1789-1814 -- French taste at its White House zenith, 1817-29 -- People's president and the Jacksonian Era, 1830-40s -- Revivals of the "Antique" at mid-Century, 1850s-60s -- Renaissance revivals and the Aesthetic Movement, 1870s-1890s -- National identity and the Colonial Revival, 1900-1950s -- Museum evolves from a collection -- Important acquisitions, 1961-2000.
Date
c2000.
Edition
1st ed.
Description
320 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 32 cm.
With a fascinating text by the curator of the White House, this illustrated, ground breaking book is the most comprehensive survey ever published of the furnishings of the President's house, and the changing tastes of the first families.
Notes
"With the support of the Hon. Walter H. Annenberg White House Publication Fund."
Includes bibliographical references (p. 313-314) and index.
ISBN
0789206242 (alk. paper)
9780789206244 (alk. paper)
GUSN
271221
Call Number
Coll. NK2438.W37 M66 2000
Other People and Orgs
White House (Washington, D.C.)
White House.
Descriptive terms
Bildband.
Furniture History.
History.
Interieurs.
Meubels.
Möbel.
WeiÇes Haus.
Witte Huis (Wash.)
Places
Washington (D.C.)

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