Chesapeake House

      Chesapeake House
For than thirty years, the architectural research department at Colonial Williamsburg has engaged in comprehensive study of early buildings, landscapes, and social history in the Chesapeake region Its painstaking work has transformed our understanding of building practices in the colonial and early national periods and thereby greatly enriched the experience of visiting historic sites In this beautifully illustrated volume, a team of historians, curators, and conservators draw on their far reaching knowledge of historic structures in Virginia and Maryland to illuminate the formation, development, and spread of one of the hallmark building traditions in America architecture The essays describe how building design, hardware, wall coverings, furniture, and even paint colors telegraphed social signals about the status of builders and owners and choreographed social interactions among everyone who lived or worked in gentry houses, modest farmsteads, and slave quarters The analyses of materials, finishes, and carpentry work will fascinate old house buffs, preservationists, and historians alike The lavish color photography is a delight to behold, and the detailed catalogues of architectural elements provide a reliable guide to the form, style, and chronology of the region s distinctive historic architecture. Download Chesapeake House by Cary Carson –

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      Chesapeake House
 By Cary Carson IBN :  Format : Kindle Edition –
  • Kindle Edition
  • 544 pages
  • Chesapeake House
  • Cary Carson
  • English
  • 21 October 2018

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