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Author Halsey, R. T. Haines (Richard Townley Haines), 1865-1942.

Title 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. By R. T. H. Halsey and Elizabeth Tower; illustrated with many elegant plates.

Imprint Garden City, L.I., Printed by Doubleday, Page, and company, 1925.


Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    747.91    Available
Description xxvi, 302 p. mounted col. front., illus., plates (part mounted col.) ports., map. facsims. 26 cm.
Note "First edition, after the printing of 201 de luxe copies
Subject Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, N.Y.). American Wing.
Architecture, Domestic -- United States.
Architecture, Colonial.
Furniture -- United States.
Art objects -- United States.
Interior decoration.
United States -- Social life and customs -- To 1775.
Added Author Tower, Elizabeth, joint author.

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