Описание: From among the world-renowned treasures at the Winterthur Museum, the author selected 400 outstanding examples of American furniture from the Queen Anne and Chippendale periods, representing the era when the cabinetmakers of New England, New York, Philadelphia, and the South were at the height of their achievement. Each illustration is accompanied by information about the pieces place of origin, date of construction, dimensions, special features and qualities, and the maker and original owner when known. A special section presents the furniture in its proper environment, including ten rooms in full colour. There is technical information for the serious collector and a highly readable history for those interested in the early-American way of life.
Описание: The incomparable Winterthur Museum collection of beautiful and distinct Federal period American furniture is described and illustrated in this book, first published in 1978. Todays printing technology makes this book even more stunning, presenting beautiful photos of 491 pieces. The text explores the maker, place of origin, size, materials, dimensions, details of design and, most importantly, an evaluation of the merits of each piece. It is a history of the entire process of furniture making in Federal America. This is a classic encyclopedia for Federal period furniture enthusiasts, and a mine of information for everyone interested in the social and cultural history of the formative years of the United States.
Автор: Reed Jennifer Renee Название: Cincinnati Day Trips ISBN: 0764337165 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764337161 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2758 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: Dont let Cincinnatis size fool you - it has plenty to offer residents looking to spend a lazy day exploring their hometown and tourists taking their first jaunt to the Queen City. With a world-class zoo, fantastic art galleries, and museums chock-full of interesting displays and special events, theres something here for everyone. Accompanied by 97 color images, this guidebook takes you to the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains, the landmarks of Piatt Castles and Stetson House, and explores the Buckeye States history in aviation. Whether youre spending the day or a long weekend, Cincinnati and its surrounding areas are bound to amuse and intrigue.
Описание: The cemeteries of greater Cincinnati have had their share of hauntings, strange occurrences, and odd phenomena throughout history. Entombed within these pages are 22 stories of the dead and the strangeatales of those who have experienced for themselves the hauntingly beautiful burial grounds of Cincinnati, Ohio. Hold tight to your scarf or shawl as you follow the legend of the ghost who loves to steal items of clothing. Listen to famous lawyer Harvey Myers as he presents evidence to a jurya¦from beyond the grave. Walk a dog that died more than a hundred years ago, and meet the ghostly guard of Linden Grove Cemetery. Unearth a strange family secret involving two graveyards, and raise spirits by rubbing your hands together. Enjoy the mystical, weird, horrifying, and sometimes funny, stories from beyond the eternal curtain as you discover the haunted history behind Cincinnatis most beloved internment grounds.
Название: Cincinnati Art Museum ISBN: 1904832539 ISBN-13(EAN): 9781904832539 Издательство: ACC-distribution titles Рейтинг: Цена: 2607 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: As one of the oldest art institutions in the United States, the Cincinnati Art Museum has an unparalleled collection of over 60,000 works spanning six thousand
years. This beautifully illustrated new volume highlights over 300 works of art from this unique collection, featuring pieces from Egypt, Greece, Rome, Asia and the Middle-East, Africa,
North and South America and Europe, with examples of painting and sculpture, decorative arts, prints, drawings, photographs, costumes and textiles. An historical emphasis on
collecting pieces representing the local Aesthetic movement has led to a remarkable holding of 19th- and early 20th-century decorative art.
Featured works include a bedroom
suite from the Mitchell and Rammelsberg Furniture Co. (1847-81), an 1850s carved oak mantel by Henry and William Fry, made for Joseph Longworth, one of the founders of the
Museum, a vase from the Cincinnati Rookwood Pottery Company, (1880-1967) founded by Longworth's daughter, and a striking pair of Art Deco skyscraper bookcases by Paul Frankl.
Divided into 16 sections with an introductory essay, each of the highlighted works is accompanied by a short essay.
Автор: Mary L. Martin Название: Greetings From Cincinnati ISBN: 0764325612 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764325618 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 2758 р. Наличие на складе: Поставка под заказ.
Описание: A grand river city in southwestern Ohio, Cincinnati is rich in history and exquisite charm. In these pages you will experience unparalleled architecture and art such as that seen at Union Terminal and the Eden Park Conservatory, powerful waterfront and landscapes skirting the magnificent Ohio River, and entertainment sites including the wondrous Ohio Grove Amusement Park "The Coney Island of the West." Take time to see disaster cards depicting the fierce tornado of 1915, the flood of 1937, and a terrible fire in the early 1900s! Learn about the important Underground Railroad significance of Cincinnati in times past. Over 225 vintage, hand-tinted postcards dating back to the turn of the century showcase the nostalgic quality of the "Queen City." Whether its the excitement of Cincinnatis busy streets and towering buildings, the active riverfront metropolis, or zoological and natural wonders, Cincinnati will astound as you fondly explore its progress from small river town to thriving city. Approximate dating and postcard values will aid collectors in building their own collections of these striking images.
Автор: ToriHiga Название: Cincinnati Ghosts ISBN: 0764328999 ISBN-13(EAN): 9780764328992 Издательство: Schiffer Рейтинг: Цена: 1723 р. Наличие на складе: Есть у поставщика Поставка под заказ.
Описание: The Cincinnati tri-state area (Ohio, Indiana, & Kentucky) offers many creepy and ghostly locations to explore! Take your place upon a throne in a haunted castle in Loveland, Ohio and get a glimpse of a hidden underground church in Utopia, Ohio. Check out the eerie abandoned Hayswood Hospital, where no human has checked in since 1983. Stop by a charming B & B, complete with a resident ghostly feline, or take a family hike in a haunted state park. Meet uninvited paranormal houseguests and take a drive along Dead Mans Curve, where a faceless hitchhiker waits for travellers in the wee hours of the morning. Lets get ghost hunting!
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