Two hundred years of English design, from the 18th century to World War II, are celebrated in this profusely illustrated resource. You'll find tableware, doorknobs, kitchenware, bath fixtures, chairs, lighting, flooring, and more.Thomas Hope (1769-1831) published his Household Furniture and Interior Decoration in 1807, chiefly as a record of the interiors of his London home. He designed furniture in the Greek and Egyptian styles to accompany his collections of antiquities. His Egyptian furniture (the a#39;Egyptian ... These pages are reproduced from a swatch book of the Rossendale Printing Company, whose factory was in the Rossendale valley, close to Manchester. The book covers the years 1815-20 andanbsp;...
|Title||:||The English archive of design and decoration|
|Publisher||:||Harry N Abrams Inc - 1998-10|