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 power of personality and ingenuity entrenched in Canada’s history.

Inspired by way of the one hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Canadian confederation — an analogous 12 months spotting 375 years of payment in Montreal — Quebec antiques specialist Peter E. Baker brings lifestyles to Canadian background and demonstrates how antiques and people artwork can effectively be integrated right into a modern way of life, offering a house with a distinct identity.

Drawing from a unmarried assortment, the writer selects and showcases items spanning 3 centuries of Canadian historical past, from the early days of French cost to the artistic growth of late-20th-century people artists. Amply illustrated, and written in a conversational, easy-to-read type, this isn't a conventional technical examine of antiques representing a selected style or quarter. Celebrating Canada showcases the tale and the inventive advantages of every object.

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Celebrating Canada: Decorating with History in a Contemporary Home

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 heritage. encouraged via the a hundred and fiftieth anniversary of Canadian confederation — a similar yr spotting 375 years of payment in Montreal — Quebec antiques specialist Peter E.

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