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DUTCH BY DESIGN: TRADITION AND CHANGE IN TWO HISTORIC BROOKLYN HOUSES -- THE SCHENCK HOUSES AT THE BROOKLYN MUSEUM. Kevin L. Stayton. Brooklyn Museum, 1990. Published in association with Phaidon Universe, New York. 128 pp. with 173 ills. (17 col.). 28 x 22 cm. LC 90-34090 ISBN 0876637764 In English.
Details the history and restoration of two Brooklyn houses built in the late 17th and late 18th centuries by members of a Dutch immigrant family. Photographs of the reconstructed interiors of the homes (now installed in the Museum) and of related furnishings accompany informative discussions of the family's history, the early American domestic interior, and the assimilation of Dutch and English influences into a distinctively American material culture.
Indexing: Western — United States — 1600-1800 — Decorative Arts
Plans: 75
Worldwide Number: 053817
Paperbound $24.95    

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