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Remembrance of Patria
Remembrance of Patria (January 1988)
Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America, 1609-1776
Roderic H. Blackburn - Author
Ruth Piwonka - Author

An essential guide to the history, culture, and social life of New Netherland.

How much of the Dutch world in America survived after the English? One hundred years after the English took control of New Netherland in 1664, New York retained many Dutch characteristics. The cultural milieu shifted abruptly, however, with population growth and increased affluence following the termination of the French and Indian Wars ...(Read More)
Dutch Trade and Ceramics in America in the Seventeenth Century
Dutch Trade and Ceramics in America in the Seventeenth Century (January 1987)
Charlotte Wilcoxen - Author

An indispensable introduction to the trade and ceramics of the New Netherland colony.

A pioneering and fascinating study, Dutch Trade and Ceramics in America in the Seventeenth Century was the first book in English to provide specific information on the various types of Dutch ceramics used by Dutch, English, and Swedish colonists in eastern North America between 1600 and 1700. Charlotte Wilcoxen also examines...(Read More)
New World Dutch Studies
New World Dutch Studies (January 1987)
Dutch Arts and Culture in Colonial America, 1609-1776
Roderic H. Blackburn - Editor
Nancy A. Kelley - Editor

The history, culture, and lifeways of New Netherland as researched and interpreted by Dutch and American scholars.

The art, archaeology, history, and lifeways of New Netherland come vividly to life in these essays by world experts on both sides of the Atlantic. The wide range of objects used and manufactured by Dutch settlers in the New World reveals much about their social life and times. Of particular interest in...(Read More)
Borders and Scrolls
Borders and Scrolls (January 1986)
Early American Brush-Stroke Wall Painting, 1790-1820
Margaret Coffin - Author

Invaluable overview of domestic wall paintings in the Northeast from 1790–1820.

Borders and Scrolls provides a fascinating glimpse of domestic wall painting in the historic Northeast. It looks in detail at how and why Americans in New York, Vermont, Massachusetts, and Connecticut decorated the walls of their houses in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries. Wallpaper was just too expensive fo...(Read More)
German Folk Arts of New York State
German Folk Arts of New York State (January 1985)
Mary Antoine de Julio - Author
Roderic H. Blackburn - Foreword by

An essential introduction to the crafts and folks arts of German settlers in New York State.

The folk industry and beautiful crafts of German settlers in New York State come to light in this richly illustrated volume. Following the devastating Thirty Years War, waves of Germans migrated to the New York region in the first decade of the seventeenth century. The settlers brought with them a rich, enduring tradition o...(Read More)
The New Response
The New Response (January 1985)
Contemporary Painters of the Hudson River
John Yau - Author
Alan Gussow - Introduction

Introduction to contemporary painters of the Hudson River, who both continue and react to the legacy of the nineteenth-century Hudson River School of painting.

Contemporary landscape painters of the legendary Hudson River Valley are featured in this breathtaking and fascinating collection. Beginning with Thomas Cole’s travel into the Kaaterskill Clove in 1825, the Hudson River Valley has inspired generations o...(Read More)
Cast with Style
Cast with Style (January 1981)
Nineteenth Century Cast-Iron Stoves from the Albany Area, Revised Edition
Tammis K. Groft - Author

Introduction to the influential cast-iron stoves manufactured in Albany and Troy in the nineteenth century.

During the nineteenth century, Albany and Troy manufacturers were considered to be among the largest producers of cast-iron stoves in the world. Stoves made in these two upstate New York cities were renowned for their fine-quality castings and innovations in technology and design. The strategic location of A...(Read More)
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