Out of the Attic: Inventing Antiques in Twentieth-Century New England

Inventing Antiques in Twentieth-century New England
 
 
University of Massachusetts Press
  • erschienen am 15. Oktober 2009
 
  • Buch
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  • Softcover
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  • 265 Seiten
978-1-55849-710-8 (ISBN)
 
Traces the transformation of antiques from family keepsakes to valuable artistic objects, examining the role of collectors, dealers, and museum makers in the construction of a new tradition based on the aesthetic qualities of early American furnishings. This book examines the role of Jewish dealers in promoting American antiques.
  • Englisch
  • Massachusetts
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  • USA
  • Für höhere Schule und Studium
31 illustrations
  • Höhe: 227 mm
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  • Breite: 154 mm
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  • Dicke: 20 mm
  • 458 gr
978-1-55849-710-8 (9781558497108)
1558497102 (1558497102)
BRIANN G. GREENFIELD is associate professor of history and coordinator of the Program in Public History at Central Connecticut State University.
"Briann Greenfield is an engaging writer with a talent for presenting complex ideas in a down-to-earth fashion. This book will be invaluable to students of history, historic preservation, regional culture, New England studies, museums, antiques, and the decorative arts." - Thomas A. Denenberg, author of Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America"

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