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The Resource The White House : an illustrated architectural history, Patrick Phillips-Schrock ; foreword by James Archer Abbott

The White House : an illustrated architectural history, Patrick Phillips-Schrock ; foreword by James Archer Abbott

Label
The White House : an illustrated architectural history
Title
The White House
Title remainder
an illustrated architectural history
Statement of responsibility
Patrick Phillips-Schrock ; foreword by James Archer Abbott
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"The white painted façade of James Hoban's original structure has been added to and strengthened for more than 200 years, and its interior is a repository of some of America's greatest treasures. Artists s fashioned interiors that welcomed and inspired visitors both foreign and domestic, combining to provide "the best," as First Lady Jacqueline Kennedy once noted"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1951-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Phillips-Schrock, Patrick
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
NA4443.W3
LC item number
P49 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • White House (Washington, D.C.)
  • Washington (D.C.)
Label
The White House : an illustrated architectural history, Patrick Phillips-Schrock ; foreword by James Archer Abbott
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-191) and index
Contents
The First Presidential Houses in New York City and Philadelphia, 1789-1800 -- The President's Palace Planned, 1790-1792 -- Competition for the Design of the President's House, 1792 -- Construction, 1792-1800 -- Revision, 1801-1809 -- The Burning of the President's House, 1814-1815 -- Rebuilding the Executive Mansion, 1815-1860 -- Modernization, 1860-1902 -- Restoration of the White House, 1902-1916 -- Enlargement, 1927-1945 -- Renovation, 1949-1952 -- Revitalization, 1961-1969 -- Preservation, 1970-2012 -- The White House as a National Monument -- Interior Detail : The Blue Room, 1792-2012
Control code
829644493
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
x, 196 p., [16] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780786471522
Lccn
2012046907
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), plans (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)829644493
Label
The White House : an illustrated architectural history, Patrick Phillips-Schrock ; foreword by James Archer Abbott
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 190-191) and index
Contents
The First Presidential Houses in New York City and Philadelphia, 1789-1800 -- The President's Palace Planned, 1790-1792 -- Competition for the Design of the President's House, 1792 -- Construction, 1792-1800 -- Revision, 1801-1809 -- The Burning of the President's House, 1814-1815 -- Rebuilding the Executive Mansion, 1815-1860 -- Modernization, 1860-1902 -- Restoration of the White House, 1902-1916 -- Enlargement, 1927-1945 -- Renovation, 1949-1952 -- Revitalization, 1961-1969 -- Preservation, 1970-2012 -- The White House as a National Monument -- Interior Detail : The Blue Room, 1792-2012
Control code
829644493
Dimensions
29 cm
Extent
x, 196 p., [16] p. of col. plates
Isbn
9780786471522
Lccn
2012046907
Other physical details
ill. (some col.), plans (some col.)
System control number
(OCoLC)829644493

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