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Author Monkman, Betty C.

Title The White House : its historic furnishings and first families / by Betty C. Monkman ; principle photography by Bruce White.

Publication Info. Washington, D.C. : White House Historical Association ; New York : Abbeville Press, [2000]


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Edition First edition.
Description 320 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 32 cm
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Note "With the support of the Hon. Walter H. Annenberg White House Publications Fund."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 313-314) and index.
Contents The President's house in the early years, 1789-1814 -- French taste at its White House zenith, 1817-29 -- The People's president and the Jacksonian Era, 1830-40s -- Revivals of the "Antique" at mid-Century, 1850s-60s -- Renaissance revivals and the Aesthetic Movement, 1870s-1890s -- National identity and the Colonial Revival, 1900-1950s -- A museum evolves from a collection -- Important acquisitions, 1961-2000.
Subject White House (Washington, D.C.) -- History.
White House.
Furniture -- United States -- Washington, D.C. -- History.
Furniture -- United States -- History.
Washington (D.C.) -- Social life and customs.
ISBN 0789206242 alkaline paper

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