The Homes of Our Ancestors as Shown in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. R. T. H. Halsey, Elizabeth Tower.

The Homes of Our Ancestors as Shown in the American Wing of the Metropolitan Museum of Art

NY: Doubleday, 1947. 1st Edition Thus. Hardcover_cloth. 7.5"x10.25". 302 indexed pages. Blue cloth boards w/gold eagle on front and gold letters on spine. Deckled edge. Frontispiece: The Washington Family Portait painted from life, 1789-1796 includes George W. Parke Custis: George Washington, Eleanor Parke Custis, Martha Washington, and "Billy" Lee. by Edward Savage 1761-1817 from the Thomas B. Clarke Collection. Many illustrations and photos. Spine straight, binding tight, pages clean and bright. Not x-library, & unmarked. Light soiling to boards. Some toning. Will require extra postage. Collectible - VeryGood. Item #13266

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 fasions of the Old World a style of their own; with an account of the social condions surrounding the life of the original owners of the various rooms. Illustrated with many elegant plates.

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