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Furniture for the Victorian home

John C. Freeman

Furniture for the Victorian home

from A. J. Downing, American: County houses (1850) and J. C. Loudon, English: Encyclopedia (1833)

by John C. Freeman

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Published by American Life Foundation; [distributed by Century House] in [Watkins Glen, N.Y.] .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Interior decoration -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.,
  • Furniture design -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNew introd. and index by John C. Freeman.
    GenreSources.
    SeriesLibrary of Victorian culture
    ContributionsDowning, A. J. 1815-1852., Loudon, J. C. 1783-1843.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2115 .F67
    The Physical Object
    Pagination212 p.
    Number of Pages212
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5629499M
    LC Control Number68055040

    I have never been one to moon over the good old days, and I certainly won't now either! However, you still want a modern vibe, too, right? I wanted solid wood tables but I needed them a little larger than the standard length. The chairs arrived on time and were packed very well and constructed nicely. Charles Eastlake, a Victorian-era designer, wrote a popular home design tutorial, unleashing an array of decorative hardware designs, which correspond with the furniture line named after him. There will be an entrance hall, of course, dining room, living room, music room and morning room, master bedroom and two or three other bedrooms, a nursery probably, besides the kitchen and a bathroom.

    Victorian Arts and Crafts furniture became popular in England in the mid to late Victorian times and was handmade in a simple country or farmhouse style. The trend of furniture became more feminine and delicate; comfort was a big factor in design with easy chairs, sofas and more dining chairs with padded seats. I have never been one to moon over the good old days, and I certainly won't now either! With a focus on quality construction and attention to detail, we strive to craft replicas evoking the beauty and grace of the past with the durability of new furniture. Layer your decor items just enough to make the room feel cozy, not covered floor-to-ceiling, as some did back then. We'll work with you to design and build the perfect custom furniture for your individual home.

    The author has taken books that were written by the great writers of the Victorian era Charles Dickens, Beatrix Potter, Charles Darwin, John Ruskindiaries and letters that they wrote, advertisements from Ever wonder how the Victorians actually lived? From the individual hand carvings, to the hand-tied coil-spring upholstery and the interlocking wooden joinery, our replicas are made with care and attention to detail. Look for simpler lines and an upholstery palette with muted reds. Victorian Arts and Crafts furniture became popular in England in the mid to late Victorian times and was handmade in a simple country or farmhouse style. Curving cabriole legs are the norm, including on chairs and settees, which commonly feature oval or cartouche backs and silky, complex upholstery patterns.


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