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Brown, Eleanor Stockstrom McMillen (1890–1991)

Fiona Fisher

Fiona Fisher is a researcher in the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture at Kingston University, UK, where she is a member of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Brown was an American interior decorator, who was born in St. Louis, Missouri, and worked in New York. She studied in the Interior Design Department of The New York School of Fine and Applied Arts (later Parsons School of Design...

Empire

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 1

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...Empire is the French style associated with the reign of Emperor Napoleon I (1804–15). Napoleon had already employed the leading French designers and craftsmen since his appointment as Consul beginning in 1799. That same year...

Neoclassicism

The Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Design Volume 2

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

Encyclopedia Article

...The desire to recall and recreate the beauty of the Classical world was first fully developed during the Renaissance, but the term Neoclassicism is used to describe the same impulse that began later, in the eighteenth and early nineteenth...