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eBook Cast with Style: Nineteenth Century Cast-Iron Stoves from the Albany Area, Revised Edition (Albany Institute of History and Art) ePub

by Tammis K. Groft

  • ISBN: 0939072033
  • Category: Americas
  • Subcategory: History
  • Author: Tammis K. Groft
  • Language: English
  • Publisher: Albany Institute of History and Art; Revised edition (January 1, 1981)
  • Pages: 122
  • ePub book: 1155 kb
  • Fb2 book: 1581 kb
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Cast with Style: Nineteenth-Century Cast-Iron Stoves from Albany and Troy. Cast-iron stove making reached its highest artistic level with the cupola furnace, which permitted more elaborate designs and finer quality castings

Cast with Style: Nineteenth-Century Cast-Iron Stoves from Albany and Troy. January 26–May 25, 2008. The Albany Institute is nationally known for its collection of nineteenth-century cast-iron stoves. Cast-iron stove making reached its highest artistic level with the cupola furnace, which permitted more elaborate designs and finer quality castings. Stove designers borrowed freely from architectural and cabinetmakers’ design books, a process that resulted in the use of Greek, Roman, Egyptian, and Rococo revival motifs and patriotic symbols. Franklin, box, dumb, base-burner, parlor, and cook stoves were all made in the region.

The Albany Institute of History and Art is nationally known for its excellent collection of nineteenth-century cast-iron .

The Albany Institute of History and Art is nationally known for its excellent collection of nineteenth-century cast-iron stoves, and some of the finest pieces from that collection are featured in this classic volume.

Other prominent collections at the Albany Institute include works by the nineteenth-century sculptor Erastus . 5. Tammis K. Groft, Cast with Style: Nineteenth Century Cast-Iron Stoves from the Albany Area (Albany, . Albany Institute of History & Art, 1981).

Other prominent collections at the Albany Institute include works by the nineteenth-century sculptor Erastus Dow Palmer (1817–1904), who settled in Albany in 1849. Palmer successfully united the classical ideal with the developing naturalism that characterized sculpture in the second half of the nineteenth century. Shop Related Listings.

The Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA) is a museum in Albany, New York, United States, "dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art, and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley re. .

The Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA) is a museum in Albany, New York, United States, "dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting and promoting interest in the history, art, and culture of Albany and the Upper Hudson Valley region". It is located on Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) in downtown Albany. Founded in 1791, it is among the oldest museums in the United States.

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Book Overview Publisher:Albany Institute of History & Art. Length:122 Pages.

During the nineteenth century, Albany and Troy manufacturers were considered to be among the largest producers of cast-iron stoves in the world. Publisher:Albany Institute of History & Art.

Nineteenth Century Cast-Iron Stoves From The Albany Area. Published by Albany Institute of History And Art: (1981). Groft, Tammis K. Published by Albany Institute of History and Art.

The Albany Institute of History & Art (AIHA) is a museum in Albany, New York, United States, "dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting . Several other institutions have merged over time to become today's Albany Institute. It is located on Washington Avenue (New York State Route 5) in downtown Albany Several other institutions have merged over time to become today's Albany Institute

Cast with Style: Nineteenth-Century Cast-Iron Stoves from the Albany Area. Tammis Kane Groft, John I. Mesick. Donna R. Braden, "Cast with Style: Nineteenth-Century Cast-Iron Stoves from the Albany Area. Mesick," Winterthur Portfolio 18, no. 2/3 (Summer - Autumn, 1983): 218-219. Of all published articles, the following were the most read within the past 12 months.

Cast-iron stoves - outmoded artifacts that were banished from the nation's . During the first decades of the 19th century, stove production began to move gradually to Albany and its environs.

Cast-iron stoves - outmoded artifacts that were banished from the nation's living rooms with the introduction of central heating at the turn of the century - are back in the spotlight. Organized by the Albany Institute of History and Art, where it was on view last year from July through October, the show includes 58 examples of parlor stoves and cookstoves and related furnishings.

Introduction to the influential cast-iron stoves manufactured in Albany and Troy in the nineteenth century