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Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art)

by Thomas Andrew Denenberg

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  • 25 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antiques & Collectables,
  • Biography: general,
  • Exhibition catalogues and specific collections,
  • Furniture & cabinetmaking,
  • History of art & design styles: from c 1900 -,
  • Individual artists,
  • 20th century,
  • Biography / Autobiography,
  • Art,
  • USA,
  • Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • General,
  • Biography & Autobiography / Artists, Architects, Photographers,
  • Nutting, Wallace,
  • 1861-1941,
  • Biography,
  • Collectors and collecting,
  • Furniture,
  • History,
  • Nutting, Wallace,,
  • Photographers,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9498997M
    ISBN 100300096836
    ISBN 109780300096835

    Looking for books by Wallace Nutting? See all books authored by Wallace Nutting, including Furniture Treasury (2 Volumes in 1), and Furniture Of The Pilgrim Century, Including Colonial Utensils And Hardware, and more on so proclaimed Wallace Nutting (–), the Congregational minister-turned-entrepreneur who is the subject of a fascinating book and recent exhibition of the same title, Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America. Both are the achievements of Thomas Andrew Denenberg, formerly Richard Koopman Curator of American Decorative Arts at the.

    Wallace Nutting has 37 books on Goodreads with ratings. Wallace Nutting’s most popular book is Furniture Treasury, Vol. 1 and 2.   Nutting, Wallace. Furniture Treasury (Mostly of American Origin) All Periods of American Furniture with Some Foreign Examples in America, Also American Hardware and Household Utensils, by Wallace Nutting; Five Thousand Illustrations with Descriptions .

    Thomas Andrew Denenberg is the Richard Koopman Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Wadsworth Atheneum and author of Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (). For a more thorough study, see Thomas Denenberg, Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, ). Buy Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art) Hardcover Ma by (ISBN:) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible s: 3.


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Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art) by Thomas Andrew Denenberg Download PDF EPUB FB2

He collected, reproduced, and marketed colonial artifacts, and the goods and experiences he offered his middle-class customers promoted his idealized notion of a time and place that he called "Old America." This handsomely illustrated book is the first full-length study of Nutting s life and by: Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art) by Thomas Andrew Denenberg () Hardcover – January 1, /5(4).

He collected, reproduced, and marketed colonial artifacts, and the goods and experiences he offered his middle-class customers promoted his idealized notion of a time and place that he called “Old America.” This handsomely illustrated book is the first full-length study of Nutting’s life and work.

In operation from toWallace Nutting Furniture counted among the entrepreneur's most enduring ventures, complementing his highly profitable Old America Publishing Company.

Employing about twenty skilled workmen and additional operatives, Nutting's furniture workshops and factories at Saugus, Ashland, and Framingham, Massachusetts, made expensive Cited by: 1. Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America. Published: J Chest with two drawers, shop tradition of Peter Blin (), circa Oak, pine and maple.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Wallace Nutting Collection, gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, Jr, In this way, "Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America" is not just a story about Nutting. Instead, it provides visitors with a lesson in the power and the uses of the past. The fact that "Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America" was produced in the context of an art museum makes it even more significant.

Indeed, this is an. Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America This content downloaded from on Fri, 17 Jan AM All use subject to JSTOR Terms and ConditionsAuthor: Catherine Whalen. Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America is the product of Thomas Andrew Denenberg's longtime research interest in the Congregational minister and entrepreneur whose ideas and work embodied what American material culture scholars call the colonial revival.

This phenomenon touched everything from literature to furniture to product naming and : Harvey Green. In Wallace Nutting’s Invention of Old America, Thomas Denenberg uses Nutting’s brand of colonial idealism as a parallel with an American society on the precipice of social change at show more content He saw an overall secularization of everyday life that threatened his views as a former minister and expectations of society.

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Hardcover. Condition: GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. (Tut books. C) Nutting, Wallace. Published by Tuttle Publishing, Rutland, ().

Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art) (1st Edition) by Thomas Andrew Denenberg Hardcover, Pages, Published ISBN / ISBN / For devotees of American decorative arts, Wallace Nutting (–) needs little introduction.

A Congregational minister turned author, photographer, and wildly successful entrepreneur, Nutting was the principal authority on early American furniture for much of the twentieth century and played an important role in the development of a colonial revival aesthetic and ideology.

Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America. Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America is the most substantial exploration to date of tastemaker Wallace Nutting's () career as a photographer, author, collector and entrepreneur.

The installation is accompanied by a richly illustrated book by Thomas A. Denenberg, the Richard Koopman Curator of American Decorative Arts at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Nutting’s vision, combined with shrewd business tactics, tapped into a vein of nostalgia about the past and made him the foremost popularizer of the Colonial Revival in the early 20th century.

Sources: Thomas Andrew Denenberg, Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America (New Haven: Yale University Press, ). Denenberg explores Nutting's legacy as tastemaker, photographer, writer, antiquarian and manufacturer of reproductions in "Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America.

Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Early America by Bob Brooke. It was and most Americans were looking ahead. New inventions appeared every day. Innovations were everywhere. So why look back. History was in the past.

The future meant progress. Then an event—The Philadelphia Centennial Exposition—changed everything. Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America: Thomas Andrew Denenberg: Books - Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America. Published: J Tweet; Share 0; Pocket; Pinterest; LinkedIn 0; Email “Portrait of Wallace Nutting,” William C.

Loring, Oil on canvas. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art; gift of Wallace Nutting, “The Morning Mail,” Wallace Nutting, Hand-tinted platinum print.

Wallace Nutting and the invention of old America. [Thomas Andrew Denenberg] -- "This illustrated book is the first full-length study of Nutting's life and work. Thomas Andrew Denenberg describes Nutting's interrelated endeavors, from his varied writings (including Furniture of.Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America Wallace Nutting and the Invention of Old America.

Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, Hartford, Connecticut, June 6 to Octo ; Allentown Art Museum, Allentown, Pennsylvania, February 22 Author: Catherine L.

Whalen.The Clock Book. Wallace Nutting. Old America Company, - Clock and watch makers - pages. 0 Reviews. Contains black and white photographs of clocks, followed by a List of American Clockmakers and a List of Foreign Clockmakers.

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