Traditional American Rooms

Traditional American Rooms

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An ideal sourcebook for architects, woodworkers, and homeowners, this beautiful reference showcases the stunning architectural details of the Winterthur Museum. This guided tour explores 33 rooms from the Georgian and Federal periods with stunning photography, architectural terms, detailed drawings, and fascinating commentary.

Traditional American Rooms features 20 classic rooms preserved at the Winterthur Museum from the Georgian and Federal periods. It showcases each rooms amazing architectural millwork, as well as the fascinating history on where the room originated, who designed it, constructed it and once occupied it. Stunning photography is complimented by architectural commentary.

Brent Hull and Christine G.H. Franck, treat readers through a guided tour of the former residence of Henry Francis DuPont, the Winterthur Museum and Country Estate. Featuring 20 classic rooms preserved at the Winterthur Museum from the Georgian and Federal periods, the book showcases each rooms amazing architectural millwork, as well as the fascinating history on who designed it, constructed and once occupied them. Hull is a nationally recognized expert in residential design and historically accurate architecture. Franck is a designer and educator specializing in classical architecture.