Decorative Arts in Georgia

Decorative Arts in Georgia
Proceedings from the Third Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts: Decorative Arts in Georgia: Historic Sites, Historic Contexts Edited by Ashley Callahan, curator of decorative arts, this book contains the lectures presented at the third Henry D. Green Symposium of the Decorative Arts, which was held at the museum in February 2006. Essays include: John C. Waters, "The Role of the House Museum in Georgia: Evolution and Recent Development"; Erick D. Montgomery, "Recreating the manse: Interpreting Woodrow Wilson's Civil War Childhood in Augusta"; Katharine G. Farnham, "Classicism Returns to Georgia: Shaping a Collection of American Federal Period Furniture for the Governor's Mansion in Atlanta"; Madelyn Shaw, "Silk in Georgia, 1732-1840: From Sericulture to Status Symbol"; John A. Burrison, "Brothers in Clay Revisited: Georgia Folk Pottery and the Regional Stoneware Tradition"; Ashley Callahan, "The Arts and Crafts Collection at Tallulah Falls School"; Deanne Deavours, "Georgia Furniture: Attributions and Characteristics"; and a revised and updated version of the brochure text for From Sideboard to Pulpit: Silver in Georgia by Ashley Callahan and Dale Couch

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