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2 edition of New York furniture before 1840 in the collection of the Albany Institute of History and Art. found in the catalog.

New York furniture before 1840 in the collection of the Albany Institute of History and Art.

Albany Institute of History and Art.

New York furniture before 1840 in the collection of the Albany Institute of History and Art.

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Published by s.n. in [Albany .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Furniture -- New York (State)

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesCogswell Fund series -- no. 2
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2435.N7 A7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p. :
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15210839M

    To have an American house, furnished in the American manner with furniture of American design and manufacture—that is the ambition of many a good American housewife. This was also the site of Central High School. The location of two of these instruments is unknown and the third is in a private collection, so details about their appearance are limited. Manufacture of furniture in the neoclassical taste continued well into the mid-nineteenth century. Thus began the great "age of decoration," when pattern makers became more and more inventive if not necessarily tasteful in piling on surface embellishment, confident that skilled molders in stove foundries could realize them with a sharp, clean finish in cast iron.

    Comparison of the crest rail carvings figs. Ernest F. One was by the Albany designer and manufacturer Samuel D. Byhe was at 12 Orange Street, and then in he moved to Boylston Market, where he seems to have remained until the end of the decade. Perhaps he felt unappreciated, either artistically or financially. The era was short-lived, however, lasting just over 40 years.

    The densest tree cover in Syracuse is in the two Valley neighborhoods, with The result was grandiose three-column Gothic-cum-Classical stoves, few of which seem to have survived -- essentially, a large single-column Gothic stove topped by an enormous smoke-box g and then sandwiched between two hollow Classical columns k and h: Nott, "Magazine Stove," U. Babcock returned to Boston inwhen he was installed as foreman of the piano factory of Chickering and Mackay. Stephens died inand James Cogswell helped inventory his estate. The Kansas Landscape. Alpheus Babcock was conspicuously absent from the group of craftsmen working at the Franklin Musical Manufactory and supported by John Mackay, but he resurfaces in Boston in the early s and, through the end of the decade, flourishes as a pianomaker with support from two other Mackay family members.


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New York furniture before 1840 in the collection of the Albany Institute of History and Art. book

Nott had his own pattern maker in Schenectady, and Albany and Troy acquired their own specialized resident craftsmen in the s. His probate provides a wealth of information; the entire shop was inventoried, including all the different materials present for making pianos and the value of both finished and unfinished pianos present in the shop.

Oregon Photographers: Biographical History and Directory, Although their primary function is to create musical sound, pianos have always exhibited the same level of woodworking and often the same elements of visual design as other contemporary furniture.

Norman, OK: University of Oklahoma, n. Douglasand other notables were greeted there. Figure 19 Armchair one of twoNew York City, ca.

On the nameboard of this same piano is another element introduced in England in a pair of delicate fretwork openings that allow sound to better escape from the interior when the lid is closed figs.

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In Syracuse, the trains ran through the center of downtown, along Washington Street. The first district school organized within the present city limits was in the village of Geddes where the earliest known schoolhouse was erected in on the site that was later occupied by Porter School.

One of Chickering most elegant pianos of this period, dating tomakes use of four pairs of columnar legs, with gilt-bronze mounts at their tops and bottoms fig. McCann John Gabriel Gebhard, D. Ten Eyck married, in Albany, April 15,Bertha Floretta Dederick, born in Albany, July 31,daughter of Peter Kells Dederick, of Albany, inventor and wholesale manufacturer of agricultural implements, and at one time was said to have received the third greatest number of patents issued in the United States to any one person.

Harry Horton Benkard, both collectors. Six separate legs are now the norm, with simple baluster turning on one example but reeding on the other. Footer menu.

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This road is now called Hiawatha Boulevard. The lowest tree cover percentage is found downtownwhich consists of only 4. Even though he was actively painting landscapes by the mids, he continued to accept work doing portraits and decorative painting, which provided a steady source of income.

Pennsylvania and S. The Louisiana Landscape: The City Hall building was completed in He was educated at the Albany Boys' Academy. He married, February 18,Maria Egberts. Perhaps exhibited, but not illustrated in the publication, was a square sofa from the Benkard collection fig.

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