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 and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-147440

Description

xxvi, 302 p. mounted col. front., illus., plates (part mounted col.) ports., map. facsims. 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Architecture, Domestic
Architecture, Colonial
Interior decoration.
Furniture
Art objects
Social life and customs To 1775.

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

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).

Call Number

Stacks N611.A6 H3 1925a c.2
Little N611.A6 H3 1925a c.3
Roth N611.A6 H3 1925a c.4

Other People and Orgs

Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). American Wing.

Places

United States.
United States

Edition

1st ed.