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Guide to Winterthur Museum & Country Estate

Author: Pauline K Eversmann; Maggie Lidz
Publisher: Winterthur, Del. : Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum ; [Hanover, N.H.] : Distributed by University Press of New England, ©2005.
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This beautifully designed guidebook offers a fully illustrated, in-depth introduction to the history and development of the Winterthur country estate--the former home of three generations of the du Pont family. Highlights of the mansion, the superb decorative arts collection, and the surrounding landscape include sections on family history, the museum's fabled period rooms, and the 60-acre naturalistic garden in
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Genre/Form: Guidebooks
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Pauline K Eversmann; Maggie Lidz
ISBN: 091272465X 9780912724652
OCLC Number: 60715241
Description: 102 p. : chiefly ill. (chiefly col.), map ; 29 cm.
Contents: The history --
The period rooms --
The garden --
Walking tour of the estate.
Responsibility: compiled by Pauline K. Eversmann ; with research assistance by Maggie Lidz.
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