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Colonial Williamsburg (1926–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Colonial Williamsburg is a living museum of eighteenth-century American life. Starting in 1926 during a period of American Revivalist interests, the collaborative efforts of Dr. W. A. R. Goodwin and John D. Rockefeller preserved...

Winterthur Museum (1951–)

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library, a historic property in northern Delaware housing the collections of Henry Francis du Pont (1880–1969), is a leading repository of pre-Industrial Revolution American decorative arts and helped...

Colonial Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The Colonial Revival Movement of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries celebrated the architecture and interior furnishings of the American colonies and early Republic. The movement gained prominence around the time of the US...

Orientalism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Orientalism refers to the Western perception of primarily Middle Eastern and Asian cultures as the Other and to the representation of those cultures in art, design, and other cultural forms. The Western exoticization of “the Orient...

Spanish Colonial Revival

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 3

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Spanish Colonial Revival is an architectural style most popular in the United States in the early to mid-twentieth century based upon the building style found in Spanish colonies from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries in what is now...

Wearing and inhabiting the past: promoting the Colonial Revival in late-nineteenth- and early-twentieth-century America

Performance, Fashion and The Modern Interior : From the Victorians to Today

Berg, 2011

Book Chapter

...The Colonial Revival is a uniquely American phenomenon that is both a style and a set of professional and amateur practices in architecture, interior design, furnishings, dress and literature. As a style, it adapts and/or reproduces...