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Wallpapers for Historic Buildings: A Guide to Selecting Reproduction Wallpapers

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In clear, succinct terms the authors explain what reproductions of document quality are available, when and where it is appropriate to use them and how to purchase them. Wallpapers contains over 1,350 different wallpapers from 1700 to 1910, describing American and foreign designs and borders as well as scenic, plain and embossed papers. Includes 200+ black-and-white photos and 20 full-color photos. Fabrics consists of seven chapters devoted to periods beginning with the 18th century. Features a unique catalog of ...
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In clear, succinct terms the authors explain what reproductions of document quality are available, when and where it is appropriate to use them and how to purchase them. Wallpapers contains over 1,350 different wallpapers from 1700 to 1910, describing American and foreign designs and borders as well as scenic, plain and embossed papers. Includes 200+ black-and-white photos and 20 full-color photos. Fabrics consists of seven chapters devoted to periods beginning with the 18th century. Features a unique catalog of more than 600 fabric types and patterns and a new chapter on 20th-century fabrics. The authors of Floor Coverings explain how to research floor coverings that may have been used previously in a room and how to locate suitable reproductions. They cover everything from shiplap pine boards, encaustic tiles to flatwoven ingrains and the finest Orientals. Lighting traces the history of lighting from candles to gas and electric fixtures used in American homes, public places and streets from the colonial era into the 20th century. Moss provides complete information on selecting several hundred appropriate fixtures.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780471144311
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 4/28/1992
  • Series: Historic Interiors Series , #5
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 264
  • Product dimensions: 6.42 (w) x 9.51 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Wallpapers for Historic Buildings.

1700 to 1780: Luxuries for English Colonists.

1780 to 1840: Stylish Imports and American Patterns.

1840 to 1870: Revival Styles and Machine Printing.

1870 to 1900: Pattern Everywhere.

1900 to 1930: Changing Tastes in a New Century.

Other Wallcoverings.

Suppliers.

Glossary.

Bibliography.

Sources of Information.

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