2003 · Winterthur and New Castle DE
With essays and entries about the founding of the library and all aspects of its collections, the book deals with subjects ranging from printed patterns of the 16th century to colonial-revival design drawings of the 20th. These five centuries of books, drawings and ephemera represent the work of artisans, manufacturers, advertisers and a wealth of other hands through with the material surroundings of our everyday lives have passed. Each highlights the ways in which library resources contribute greatly to the stories of decorative arts objects.
The Winterthur Library Revealed truly uncovers the wealth of the museum's rare books on American furniture and home decorations. Illustrated with over 100 color and black & white photographs with essays by museum staff. Co-published with the Winterthur Museum, Garden & Library. (Inventory #: 105025)