Victorian furniture , 
Victorian furniture : essays from a Victorian Society autumn symposium / edited by Kenneth L. Ames.
- Philadelphia, PA : Victorian Society in America, 
- Physical Description:
- 254 pages : illustrations ; 28 cm.
- Reference LibraryNK2390 .V52 1983 (LC) OversizeAccessible in the Reference Library [Hours]
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- "A Victorian Society book"--Cover.
"Published as Nineteenth century: vol. 8, nos. 3-4, 1982 by the Victorian Society in America."
Includes bibliographical references.
- Subject Terms:
- Furniture -- United States -- History -- 19th century.Furniture, Victorian -- United States.Furniture, Victorian.Furniture.United States.
- Notes on contributors
- Furniture study: Moving into the mainstream / Kenneth L. Ames
- 1. Continuity and change in furniture style: The ironies of style: complexities and contradictions in American decorative arts, 1850-1900 / Harvey Green
- They don't make it anymore / Wilson H. Faude
- Fine points of furniture, American Empire: Late, Later, Latest / Donald L. Fennimore
- 2. Business, Commerce and labor: Arms across the border: trade in chairs and chair parts between the United Sttaes and Upper Canada / W. John McIntyre
- A tradition in transition: The Boston furniture industry, 1840-1880 / Jan M. Seidler
- Shop and factory: Philadelphia furniture makers and manufacturers, 1850-1880 / Page Talbott
- 3. Studies of specific firms and forms: Boston nineteenth century pianoforte manufacture: the contribitions of Jonas Chickering / Nancy A. Smith
- Prosperity through patents: the furniture of George Hunzinger & Son / Richard W. Flint
- Seating for anyplace: the folding chair / Rodris Roth
- The spinning wheel as artifact, symbol, and source of design / Christopher Monkhouse
- 4. High culture architects and designers: To beautify the useful: Ben Pitman and the Women's woodcarving movement in Cincinnati in the late nineteenth century / Kenneth R. Trapp
- The decoration of houses and scientific eclecticism / Richard Guy Wilson
- Frank Lloyd Wright's "The art and craft of the machine" / David A. Hanks
- The furniture and furnishings of Wilson Eyre (1858-1944) / Edward Teitelman and Betsy Fahlman
- 5. On the geographic and social periphery: Respectability at $50.00 down, 20 months to pay! Furnishing a working class Victorian home / Lizabeth Cohen
- High style in Montana: The Kohrs Parlor / Rodd L. Wheaton.