Cheap, quick, & easy :imitative architectural materials, 1870-1930 /Pamela H. Simpson.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-245499

Description

xii, 215 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Details

Descriptive Terms

Building materials History.
Substitute products.
Synthetic products.
Bouwmaterialen.
Woninginrichting.
Imitatie.
Synthetische polymeren.
Baustoff
Imitationsprodukt
Geschichte 1870-1930.
Innenausbau

Originator

Simpson, Pamela H. (Pamela Hemenway), 1946-

Contents

Cheap, Quick, and Easy: Introduction -- 1. Stone for the Masses: Concrete Block in the Early Twentieth Century -- 2. Embossed Facades: Ornamental Sheet Metal -- 3. Artful Interiors: Metal Ceilings and Walls -- 4. Fashion Floors: Linoleum, Its Predecessors and Rivals -- 5. Good Impressions: Embossed Wall and Ceiling Coverings -- 6. Grand Illusions: Other Faux Materials -- 7. Substitute Gimcrackery: Aesthetic Debates and Social Implications

Publication

Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press

Description

xii, 215 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.

Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 193-210) and index.

ISBN

1572330376 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781572330375 (cloth : alk. paper)

Call Number

Stacks A403.6.S55 1999

Edition

1st ed.

Variant Title

Cheap, quick, and easy