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

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-146644

Description

448 p. : ill. (chiefly col.), col. map, ports. ; 32 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Art collections
Decorative arts History.
Decorative arts
House furnishings History.
House furnishings

Originator

Carlisle, Nancy Camilla.
Harholdt, Peter.
Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.
Colby College. Museum of Art.

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.

Publication

Boston : Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities, in Association with Antique Collectors' Club Ltd.

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

Call Number

Ref. NK810.C37 2003
Stacks NK810.C37 2003

Other People and Orgs

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Material Type

Catalogs.
Exhibitions.

Places

New England