In plain sight :discovering the furniture of Nathaniel Gould /Kemble Widmer and Joyce King ; with essays by Glenn Adamson, Daniel Finamore, Dean Lahikainen and Elisabeth Garrett Widmer.

Collection Type

  • Books and periodicals

GUSN

GUSN-303518

Description

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Details

Descriptive Terms

Criticism and interpretation.
Furniture

Originator

Widmer, Kemble, author. Hidden in plain sight.
Gould, Nathaniel, 1731-1781. Furniture.

Contents

Hidden in Plain Sight / Kemble Widmer and Joyce King -- Behind the Curve? Putting Nathaniel Gould in Perspective / Glenn Adamson -- Grand Houses and Rural Retreats / Dean Thomas Lahikainen -- Brides, Housewives, and Hostesses: Acquiring, Using, Caring for and Enjoying Mr. Gould's Furniture / Elisabeth Garrett Widmer -- 'Desks took on bord' in Nathaniel Gould's Caribbean Furniture Trade / Daniel Finamore -- The Business of Cabinetmaking / Kemble Widmer and Joyce King -- Catalogue of Nathaniel Gould's Furniture Forms / Kemble Widmer and Joyce King.

Description

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Notes

"In Plain Sight: Discovering the Furniture of Nathaniel Gould accompanies the exhibition organized by the Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, Massachusetts, on view from November 15, 2014 through March 1, 2015."
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Review copy, 2014.
Historic New England Book Prize Honor Book, 2015.

ISBN

9781907804335 (alk. paper)
1907804331 (alk. paper)

Call Number

Coll. NK2439.G68 A4 2014
NK2439.G68 Stacks A4 2014
NK2439.G68 Book Prize A4 2014

Other People and Orgs

Gould, Nathaniel, 1731-1781

Material Type

Exhibitions.

Places

Massachusetts Salem

Variant Title

In plain sight (Peabody Essex Museum)