Wallace Nutting and the invention of old America / Thomas Andrew Denenberg.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146583

Description

x, 228 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Photographers
Furniture Collectors and collecting History 20th century.

Originator

Denenberg, Thomas Andrew, 1967-

Contents

Machine generated contents note: Acknowledgments ix Chapter 1 Consumed by the Past 1 -- WALLACE NUTTING AND THE INVENTION OF OLD AMERICA Chapter 2 Spinsters, Widows, and a Minister 23 -- AMATEUR PHOTOGRAPHY IN A PROFESSIONAL WORLD Chapter 3 Middle-Class Art, or, The Expansible Old America 45 Chapter 4 Picture Houses, Period Rooms, and Print 87 -- WALLACE NUTTING AND THE PLACE OF HISTORY Chapter 5 Pilgrim Furniture of the Modern Century 123 Chapter 6 Beauty, Construction, and Style 153 -- OLD AMERICA ON MADISON AVENUE Chapter 7 Contemporary Ancestors 171 -- BEREA COLLEGE AND THE PAST PROGRESSIVE Chapter 8 Waitingfor the Auto to Pass 185 -- WALLACE NUTTING AND THE PERSISTENCE OF SENTIMENT Notes 195 Selected Bibliography 217 Index 223.

Publication

New Haven : Yale University Press

Description

x, 228 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 217-222) and index.
Historic New England Honor Book, 2004.

ISBN

0300096836 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks NK2439.N87 D46 2003

Other People and Orgs

Nutting, Wallace, 1861-1941.

Material Type

Biography.

Places

United States