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English furniture illustrated

Oliver Brackett

English furniture illustrated

a pictorial review of English furniture from Chaucer to Queen Victoria.

by Oliver Brackett

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Published by Macmillan in New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • England.
    • Subjects:
    • Furniture -- England.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRev. and edited by H. Clifford Smith.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsNK2528 .B7 1950a
      The Physical Object
      Pagination300 p. (p. 29-268 plates)
      Number of Pages300
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6073749M
      LC Control Number50014046
      OCLC/WorldCa519031

      Design for a desk-and-bookcase illustrated on pl. in the third edition of Thomas Chippendale’s Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director (London, ). (The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Elisha Whittelsey Colllection, The Elisha Whittelsey Fund, Previously published under title: An encyclopedia of English furniture. London: E. Benn, American and English editions published in have subtitle: A pictorial review of English furniture from Chaucer to Queen Victoria. Pages of plates (p. ) also numbered i-ccxl. Related Work Le mobilier anglais illustré. Englands Möbelwerk.

      illustration (ĭl′ə-strā′shən) n. 1. The act of illustrating or the state of being illustrated: concepts that would benefit from illustration; an idea that lends itself to illustration. 2. A picture or image that is used to decorate or clarify a text. 3. An example that is used to clarify or explain something. See Synonyms at example. 4. , English furniture illustrated: a pictorial review of English furniture from Chaucer to Queen Victoria / by Oliver Brackett Ernest Benn London Wikipedia Citation Please see Wikipedia's template documentation for further citation fields that may be required.

      The Cabinet-Maker & Upholsterer’s Drawing Book, Catalogue of English Furniture Pattern Books in Eighteenth-Century America. Compare, for example, Baretti’s plate 1 with the pediment head of the Philadelphia high chest illustrated in Morrison H. Heckscher, American Furniture in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York: Random House.   French and English furniture distinctive styles and periods described and illustrated Language: English: LoC Class: NK: Fine Arts: Decorative and Applied Arts, Decoration and Ornament: Subject: Furniture -- England Project Gutenberg off free .


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