Download e-book for kindle: Celebrating Canada: Decorating with History in a by Peter E. Baker,John A. Fleming

By Peter E. Baker,John A. Fleming

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

Inspired by means of the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Canadian confederation — an analogous yr spotting 375 years of payment in Montreal — Quebec antiques specialist Peter E. Baker brings existence to Canadian background and demonstrates how antiques and folks paintings can effectively be included right into a modern way of life, offering a house with a different identity.

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

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