Pompeii and New England : The Archaeology of Early American Murals

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

Date

1970

GUSN

GUSN-169794

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Description

According to the author, only two peoples have been known to have applied painted decoration deliberately and consistently to the walls of their ordinary dwellings: the ancient Romans and 18th- and 19th-century New Englanders. Robert L. McGrath compares the art of murals in the homes of Romans and New Englanders.

Details

Additional Identification Number

Article ID 175

Collection Code

SC001

Collection Name

Old-Time New England

Reference Code

SC001.1970.061.222.001

Abstract

According to the author, only two peoples have been known to have applied painted decoration deliberately and consistently to the walls of their ordinary dwellings: the ancient Romans and 18th- and 19th-century New Englanders. Robert L. McGrath compares the art of murals in the homes of Romans and New Englanders.

Date Notes

Volume 61, Number 222 (Fall, 1970)

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Record Details

Originator

Robert L. McGrath (Author)

Publications Referencing This Collection

(1970). 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