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architecture, interiors and furniture of the American colonies during the eighteenth century

G. Henry Polley

architecture, interiors and furniture of the American colonies during the eighteenth century

by G. Henry Polley

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Published by Geo. H. Polley co. in Boston, Mass .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Architecture, Colonial -- United States.,
    • Interior decoration -- United States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Furniture -- United States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Decoration and ornament -- United States -- History -- 18th century.,
    • Furniture, Colonial -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementselected by G. Henry Polley ...
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNA707 .P6
      The Physical Object
      Pagination2 p. l., 90 pl.
      Number of Pages90
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6569890M
      LC Control Number14016957
      OCLC/WorldCa5381571

      Colonial Architecture Reading List. revealing its importance to the evolution of both South Carolina and the British Atlantic world during the eighteenth century. In many of the southern colonies, plantation agriculture was the sole source of prosperity, shaping the destiny of . New England Colonial Architecture and Interior Design Style. Some of the earliest examples of American architecture exist in New England, where European settlers began building homes and.

      Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Styles Post-Medieval English, Georgian, and Federal Post-Medieval English: – Built during the first generation of settlement by English colonists, Post-Medieval English (or First Period) architecture owes much of . The Small House in Eighteenth-Century London "With its blend of social and architectural history, evocative illustrations and gazetteer of houses surveyed, this book is a treasure trove of information on eighteenth-century London, its homes and the people who lived in them."--BOOK Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, : Karen Gillum.

      May 1, - Wonderful places my characters inhabit: Palladian Town Houses, Mansions and Estates. For interiors and furnished rooms visit the Boards '18th Century Decorative Arts' and '18th Century Interiors '. See more ideas about Architecture, Mansions and Wonderful places pins. American furniture of the 18th century is prized for its historical and artistic value by museums and collectors, and as a benchmark in design and craftsmanship by modern-day furniture the first part of the book, Jeffrey Greene chronicles the evolution of the design and construction of 18th-century furniture, drawing on historical influences and the tastes of the/5.


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Architecture, interiors and furniture of the American colonies during the eighteenth century by G. Henry Polley Download PDF EPUB FB2

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The second part of the book is a. Based on the sixteenth-century designs of Andrea Palladio (–) and the theories set forth in his book I quattro libri dell’architettura (Four Books of Architecture, ), this style spanned much of the eighteenth century, though in America the term is generally applied to the period between the ascension of George I () and the.

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Although hundreds of furniture makers worked in the English- and Dutch-speaking colonies of America in the seventeenth century, only a handful can be identified today. In New England, two of the best-documented are William Searle and Thomas Dennis, who trained in Devonshire, England, and settled in Ipswich, Massachusetts, during the s.

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Georgian Architecture in America (c) During the 18th century, up until the American Revolution, the basic architectural style (or more accurately 'styles') used in the English colonies in America was labelled Georgian, after the three English Monarchs George I, II, and an Georgian architecture encompassed three distinct styles: (1) The Baroque idiom of Sir Christopher Wren.

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Early historians of American furniture, such as Irving W. Lyon and Luke Vincent Lockwood, acknowledged the influence of British pattern books, but the first serious student of published design sources for American furniture was Fiske Kimball.

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