Peter E. Baker,John A. Fleming's Celebrating Canada: Decorating with History in a PDF

By Peter E. Baker,John A. Fleming

A visible trip showcasing how historical past could make a home a house, a reminder of the power of personality and ingenuity entrenched in Canada’s history.

Inspired through the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Canadian confederation — a similar 12 months spotting 375 years of cost in Montreal — Quebec antiques expert Peter E. Baker brings lifestyles to Canadian historical past and demonstrates how antiques and people artwork can effectively be included right into a modern way of life, supplying a house with a different identity.

Drawing from a unmarried assortment, the writer selects and showcases items spanning 3 centuries of Canadian heritage, from the early days of French cost to the inventive increase of late-20th-century people artists. Amply illustrated, and written in a conversational, easy-to-read sort, this isn't a standard technical research of antiques representing a selected kind or area. Celebrating Canada showcases the tale and the inventive advantages of every object.

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