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The homes of our ancestors as shown in the American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York, from the beginnings of New England through the early days of the republic; exhibiting the development of the arts of interior architecture and house decoration, the arts of cabinetmaking, silversmithing, etc., especial emphasis being laid upon the point that our early craftsmen evolved from the fashions of the Old world a style of their own; with an account of the social conditions surrounding the life of the original owners of the various rooms.

Author: R T Haines Halsey; Elizabeth Tower
Publisher: Garden City, L.I., Printed by Garden City Pub. Co., at the Country Life Press, 1937.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : De luxe edView all editions and formats
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Early Colonial architecture and furnishings of New England as shown in paintings from the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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Halsey, R.T. Haines (Richard Townley Haines), 1865-1942.
Homes of our ancestors as shown in the American wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art of New York.
Garden City, L.I., Printed by Garden City Pub. Co., at the Country Life Press, 1937
(OCoLC)644543756
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: R T Haines Halsey; Elizabeth Tower
OCLC Number: 606541
Description: xxvi, 302 pages color frontispiece, illustrations, plates (some color) portraits, map, plan, facsimiles 26 cm
Responsibility: By R.T.H. Halsey and Elizabeth Tower; illustrated with many ... plates.

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Early Colonial architecture and furnishings of New England as shown in paintings from the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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