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Celebrating Canada : Decorating with History in a Contemporary Home (Hardcover) (Peter E. Baker)

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A visual journey showcasing how history can make a house a home, a reminder of the strength of character and ingenuity entrenched in Canada’s history.

Inspired by the 150th anniversary of Canadian confederation — the same year recognizing 375 years of settlement in Montreal — Quebec antiques professional Peter E. Baker brings life to Canadian history and demonstrates how antiques and folk art can successfully be incorporated into a contemporary lifestyle, providing a home with a unique identity.

Drawing from a single collection, the author selects and showcases objects spanning three centuries of Canadian history, from the early days of French settlement to the creative boom of late-20th-century folk artists. Amply illustrated, and written in a conversational, easy-to-read style, this is not a traditional technical study of antiques representing a specific type or region. Celebrating Canada showcases the story and the artistic merits of each object.

Number of Pages: 238
Genre: Antiques + Collectibles
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Ingram Pub Services
Author: Peter E. Baker
Language: English
Street Date: June 27, 2017
TCIN: 52814202
UPC: 9781459740327
Item Number (DPCI): 248-48-1880
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