By Peter E. Baker,John A. Fleming
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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