How a 19th century instrument helped to shape New World culture.To the modern eye, photographs of Victorian homes, rooms, and parlors suggest general confusion. ... 7 Bric-a-brac filled every whatnot, shelf, table, and other horizontal surface in the room; special cabinetry was created to harbor the surfeit of artwork, figurines, plants in vases, ... of) the extra expense involved, became a favorite style of the middle and upper classes in interior and exterior house design.
|Title||:||Manufacturing the Muse|
|Author||:||Dennis G. Waring|
|Publisher||:||Wesleyan University Press - 2002-07-29|