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Author Harris, John, 1931-
Title Moving rooms / John Harris.
Publication Info. New Haven [Conn.] ; London : Yale University Press for the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art, c2007.
Open Library Cover
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 Stack 12  745 H    IN LIBRARY
Description xv, 320 p. : col. ill. ; 27 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [308]-310) and index.
Contents Salvaging the interior : 1500-1820 -- Salvage and a more amateur antiquarianism -- Continental imports and the Wardour Street trade -- England and the French connection -- Interiors and a new professionalism : 1850-1950 -- The growth of a transatlantic trade in rooms and salvages -- The period room in European museums -- North American museums and the English room -- Into American houses go English rooms -- William Randolph Hearst, the great accumulator -- Check-list of British rooms and salvages exported to the USA.
Subject Interior decoration.
Period rooms -- Conservation and restoration.
Decorative arts -- Collectors and collecting.
Moving of buildings, bridges, etc.
Salvage (Waste, etc.)
Note Subtitle on dust jacket: Trade in architectural salvages
ISBN 0300124201 (alk. paper)
9780300124200 (alk. paper)