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American interiors from colonial times to the late Victorians

a pictorial source book of American domestic interiors with an appendix on inns and taverns.

by Harold L. Peterson

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Published by Charles Scribner"s Sons in New York .
Written in English


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Open LibraryOL21615677M
ISBN 100684161826

Colonial Period () First Period or Post-Medieval (s–s) Architecture: asymmetry, verticality. 17th-century colors were derived from earth, stone or other natural pigments. Interiors: Earthy reds, indigos, ochre, burnt umber. Body: clapboards, originally not painted or stained but weathered to dark brown. Decorating a Victorian Home The Philosophy and Practice of Interior Decoration in Victorian Times V ictorian decoration was greatly influenced by the social philosophy of the age. Most of the brilliant early designers of the era were also moral philosophers and social and political reformers who saw their life's work as improving the lot of fellow citizens by making their surroundings .

The Metropolitan Museum began to form a collection of American furniture of the colonial and early federal periods almost exactly one hundred years ago. The driving force behind this effort was Henry W. Kent, assistant to Robert W. de Forest, the secretary to the museum’s board of trustees and its president in Author: Frances Gruber Safford. Colonial Furniture in America, 3rd Edition, Volume 1 and Volume 2 Complete by Luke Vincent Lockwood and a great selection of related books, art and .

Victorian decorative arts refers to the style of decorative arts during the Victorian ian design is widely viewed as having indulged in a grand excess of ornament. The Victorian era is known for its interpretation and eclectic revival of historic styles mixed with the introduction of middle east and Asian influences in furniture, fittings, and interior decoration. Gail Caskey Winkler and Roger W. Moss, Victorian Interior Decoration: American Interiors , Henry Holt and Company, New York, ; The editors of The Upholstery Dealer and Decorative Furnisher, The French Decorative Styles: From the Earliest Times to the Present Day. A Hand-Book for Ready Reference, T. A. Cawthra & Co., New York,


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Washington Press and American Federation of Arts, Pegler, Martin. The Dictionary of Interior Design. New York: Crown Publishers, Peterson, Harold. American Interiors From Colonial Times to the Late Victorians; A Pictorial Source Book of American Domestic Interiors with an Appendix on Inns and Taverns.

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See Harold L. Peterson, American Interiors From Colonial Times to the Late Victorians (New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, ) and Susan Lasdun, Victorians at Home (New York: The Viking Press, ). (shelved 2 times as colonial-period) avg rating — 31, ratings — published Want to Read saving.

BEST OF AMERICAN IN TERIOR DESIGN by the Amer ican Institute of Interior De signers, $3. The professional association of interior design ers (A.I.D.) has compiled a 60‐page book of current room. New York: Scribner's, Reissued as American Interiors from Colonial Times to the Late Victorians.

New York: Scribner's, As the subtitle suggests, this book provides clues to the decoration and furnishing of American domestic interiors as revealed in genre paintings and historic photographs.

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Window treatments confer privacy while giving rooms a décor boost. Here’s our guide to the best window embellishments for old houses. The sunroom—a favorite for Colonial Revival homes. A Persian carpet, quintessential revival window treatments designed by the owner, and wicker furniture mix informally.

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Full text of "Historic Building Interiors". Victorian architecture in America is not just one style, but many design styles, each with its own unique array of features. The Victorian era is that time period that matches the reign of England's Queen Victoria from to Jul 2, - Explore qnpoohbear's board "18th Century American Homes - Interiors", followed by people on Pinterest.

See more ideas about Interior, 18th century and Colonial williamsburg pins. Peterson, Harold L. American Interiors – From Colonial Times to the Late Victorians. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, Power, John Carroll.

Dec 8, - Explore jennifergbrock's board "Early American & Colonial Home Decorating & Interiors", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Home, Country decor and Primitive homes pins. The late Victorians found this flamboyant and away-from-the-norm design rather shocking, and it was more Shaker Style The Shaker’s were a religious sect founded in England in the late ’s.

The Shaker’s design philosophy is one of necessity and usefulness. Once these elements are achieved, they believed in beauty. Here is an authoritative look at the way American Victorian houses were decorated in the 19th century, covering all aspects of interior design: floor coverings, woodwork, window treatments and draperies, walls and wallpaper, and ceilings.

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The Victorian Home Decorating palette was actually quite sophisticated, with a particular emphasis on tertiary colors. Tertiary colors are those created by mixing equal amounts of primary and secondary colors. (See Choosing and Using Color in Your Home for more details.).

The dark colors that are usually associated with Victorian décor are more the result of poor lighting than. But the Victorian Era—the year period from that marked the reign of England’s Queen Victoria—also saw a demise of rural .A Style of Many Styles. Queen Victoria, the Victorian Era's namesake, took the crown at only 18 years of age and ruled until her death in Much .