English Engravings as Sources of New England Decoration

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1964

GUSN

GUSN-169739

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Description

English mezzotints and engravings found their way into Colonial homes until the Revolutionary War, according to inventory records and newspapers of the time. These engravings were sources for or inspired the architectural decoration of New England homes.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 115

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1964.054.196.002

Abstract

English mezzotints and engravings found their way into Colonial homes until the Revolutionary War, according to inventory records and newspapers of the time. These engravings were sources for or inspired the architectural decoration of New England homes.

Date Notes

Volume 54, Number 196 (Spring, 1964)

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Record Details

Originator

Nina Fletcher Little (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1964). Old Time New England. Boston, Mass.: Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities.

Description Level

Item

Place of Publication

Boston, Mass.

Publisher

Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities

Publisher Series

Old Time New England