This fireplace wall paneling is from the John Hewlett House on Long Island. It is a rural interpretation of high-style design; the eighteenth-century principles of symmetry and proportion derived from Renaissan... more
The paneling on this fireplace wall is made of gumwood, which in the eighteenth century was used almost exclusively in the New York area. The Benjamin Hasbrouck House, from which the paneling was taken, still s... more
Page with a sketch of a fireplace with a mirror and curtains with fringes and three tassles. Over the hearth is a vase flanked by two candalabras. The sketch was later scribbled over in graphite, though not com... more
"A merry old" on floor. Title devised by cataloger. No publication information. (DLC/PP-1936:0065.1). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress).
John Dibblee Crace was born into a long line of interior decorators. His ancestors Edward and Frederic Crace (British, 1725-1799; 1779-1825) had been responsible for the decoration of the Royal Pavilion in Brig... more
"Initial T, first initial to Edward Randolph's Portrait [...] the old legendary guest of the Providence House abode, my remembrance." Title devised by cataloger. Not published. (DLC/PP-1932:0083). Forms part of... more
Photo by Charles F. Lummis. No. 500. This record contains unverified, old data from caption card. Caption card tracings: New Mexico Isleta?; Indians Women; Indians Camps; Indian tribes Pueblo; Shelf.
Photograph shows kitchen with pots in the fireplace, spinning wheel in the corner, and china hutch filled with decorative plates and platters.
VIEW-3013.Kitchen, Chateau de Ramezay, Montreal, QC, about 1890.Wm. Notman & Son.About 1890, 19th century.Notman photographic Archives - McCord Museum ( http://www.musee-mccord.qc.ca/en/keys/collections/ ) ..VI... more
Print showing an elderly couple balling a skein of yarn. They are sitting in chairs facing each other before a fireplace in an elegantly decorated room with a large urn with Asian motif below a table against a ... more
Title devised by cataloger. (DLC/PP-1933:0205). Forms part of: Cabinet of American illustration (Library of Congress). Published as tailpiece for: "The Duke's Armorer" by Gerald Brenan, St. Nicholas, 25:903 (Sept. 1898).