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Winterthur Museum Library

The library at the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum is a research center that contains a wide variety of written and visual materials that promote the interdisciplinary study of American art, material culture, and everyday life in America into the 20th century. It includes books, periodicals, archival material, printed ephemera, and both historical and modern photographs. Special strengths include manufacturers' and retailers' catalogs, resources that describe craft techniques, advice l...



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Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Art glass--Catalogs, Glass painting and staining--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Art glass, Trade...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Manufactures--Catalogs.
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by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans--Catalogs, Prefabricated houses--Catalogs, Trade...
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by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Department stores.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Jeremiah Rotherman & Co. (London, England)
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Topics: Interior decoration--Catalogs, Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
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by Sears, Roebuck and Company
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Manufactures--Catalogs.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Belcher Mosaic Glass Co. (New York, N.Y.)
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Topics: Mosaics, Glass painting and staining, Glass, Colored--Catalogs
Winterthur Museum Library
by H. O'Neill & Co. (New York, N.Y.)
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Topics: Clothing and dress--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Clothing and dress.
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Clothing and dress--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Clothing and dress.
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by Helfand, Jessica
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159 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Circle in art, Wheels in art
Winterthur Museum Library
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January 1909.
Topics: Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furniture
Topics: Projectors--Catalogs, Lantern projection--Catalogs
Winterthur Museum Library
by Hartman Furniture & Carpet Co. (Chicago, Ill.)
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Topics: House furnishings--Catalogs, Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--House furnishings, Trade...
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by Taylor, Alan
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Topic: United States -- History -- Colonial period, ca. 1600-1775
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Includes bibliographical references (p. [455]-475) and index
Topics: Reading Level-Grade 7, Reading Level-Grade 8, Reading Level-Grade 9, Reading Level-Grade 10,...
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by Chevalier, Jean
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Topics: Signs and symbols -- Dictionaries, Folklore -- Dictionaries, Mythology -- Dictionaries, Symbolism...
Winterthur Museum Library
by Alabastine Company (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
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Topic: Stencil work--Catalogs
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topic: Tiles--Catalogs.
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by Harris & Company (Salem, Oh.)
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Topics: Commercial art--Catalogs, Drugs--Labeling--Catalogs, Pharmacy paraphernalia--Catalogs, Trade...
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by McAlester, Virginia, 1943-; McAlester, A. Lee (Arcie Lee), 1933-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 501-510) and index
Topics: Architecture, Domestic, Architecture domestique
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Department stores.
Topics: Furniture--Catalog, Cabinetwork--Catalogs, House furnishings--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furniture,...
Source: folio
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by Christie & Co. (New York, N.Y.)
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Topic: Lace and lace making--Catalogs
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by Seike, Kiyoshi, 1918-2005
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126 p. : 26 cm
Topics: Joinery, Woodwork -- Japan
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by Csikszentmihalyi, Mihaly
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 281-303)
Topics: Happiness, Attention, Bonheur
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by Itten, Johannes, 1888-1967; van Haagen, Ernst, translator
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Translation of: Kunst der Farbe
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Topics: Color, Painting, Aesthetics
Source: folio
Winterthur Museum Library
by Jacob & Josef Kohn (Firm)
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Topics: Bentwood furniture--Catalogs, Furniture--Austria--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Bentwood furniture,...
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by Stickley, Gustav, 1858-1942
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Topic: Architecture, Domestic--Designs and plans.
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by Wernicke Co. (Grand Rapids, Mich.)
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Topics: Bookcases--Catalogs, Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Bookcases, Trade catalogs--Furniture
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Department stores--Catalogs, Dress accessories--Catalogs, Dry-goods--Catalogs, Musical...
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topic: Musical instruments--Catalogs.
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by Wolfgang Schivelbusch
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Topics: Drinking customs., Drug abuse., Spices., Manners and customs.
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by Perry, Dame & Co.
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Topic: Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Prang Educational Company
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Decoration and ornament--History, Prints--Catalogs, Commercial catalogs--Prints.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Montgomery Ward
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Topics: Household supplies--Catalogs, Dry-goods--Catalogs, Clothing and dress--Catalogs.
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by King, Ronald, 1914-
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Bibliography: p. 13
Topic: Botanical illustration
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Artists' materials--Catalogs, Stencil work--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Artists' materials, Trade...
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Architectural--Catalogs, Plasterwork, Decorative--Catalogs, Trade...
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by Hailman, John R., 1942-
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 431-437) and index
Topics: Jefferson, Thomas, 1743-1826, Wine and wine making
Source: removedNEL
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Bibliography: p. 233-239
Topics: Embroidery, Women in art, Femininity
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by Fischer, David Hackett, 1935-
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xxi, 946 pages : 25 cm
Topics: Population Groups -- history, Culture, Emigration and Immigration -- history, History, 17th...
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xi, 288 p. ; 25 cm
Topics: Statesmen -- United States -- Biography -- Anecdotes, Presidents -- United States -- Biography --...
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191 pages : 32 cm
Topics: Illustration of books, Grotesque in art, Decoration and ornament -- Victorian style
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by Agoston, George A., 1920-
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Reduction screen in pocket
Topic: Color
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by Hockney, David.
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Topics: Painting -- Technique -- History, Drawing -- Technique -- History, Painting -- Technological...
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by Peck, Robert Newton
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To a thirteen-year-old Vermont farm boy whose father slaughters pigs for a living, maturity comes early as he learns "doing what's got to be done," especially regarding his pet pig who cannot produce a litter
Topics: Farm life, Fathers and sons, Pigs
Winterthur Museum Library
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Topics: Furniture--Catalogs, Chairs--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furntiure, Trade catalogs--Chairs
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320 p. : 31 cm
Topics: Architecture -- Human factors, Interior decoration -- Human factors, Anthropometry -- Tables
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xviii, 936 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 cm
Topics: Depressions -- 1929 -- United States, New Deal, 1933-1939, World War, 1939-1945 -- United States,...
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224 pages : 29 cm
Topics: Clothing and dress -- History, Fashion -- History, Clothing and dress, Fashion, Costume -- History
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by Rimmer, William, 1816-1879
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xiii, 153 pages : 28 cm
Topics: Anatomy, Artistic, Anatomie humaine -- Illustration
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by Smith, Thomas G. (Thomas Graham), 1938-
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xi, 279 p. : 32 cm
Topics: Industrial Light and Magic (Studio), Cinematography -- Special effects
Topics: Jewelry--Catalogs, Clocks and watches--Catalogs, Silverware--Catalogs, Goldwork--Catalogs,...
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xxii, 456 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Landlord and tenant -- New York (State) -- History, Manors -- New York (State) -- History
Winterthur Museum Library
by Paragon Embroidery Co. (Yokohama, Japan)
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Topic: Embroidery--Japan--Catalogs.
Winterthur Museum Library
by Craftsman. Dept. of Interior Furnishings.
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Topics: Furniture--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furniture
Source: folio
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384 p. : 29 cm
Topics: Morris, William, 1834-1896 -- Exhibitions, Design -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century --...
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by Berger, John
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"Based on the BBC television series with John Berger."
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Topics: Visual perception, Art, Perception visuelle, Schilderkunst, Psychologische aspecten
Winterthur Museum Library
by Miller & Canary.
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Topics: Aprons--Catalogs, Clothing and dress--Catalogs
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by Ovington Brothers (Brooklyn, N.Y.)
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Topics: Pottery--Catalogs, Commercial catalogs--Pottery
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by Walter S. Mackay & Co. (Oakland, Cal.)
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Topics: Furniture--Catalogs, Furniture, Mission--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Furniture, Trade...
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by Berger, John
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DHCL: Stashu Kybartas Collection
Topics: Visual perception, Art
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by Au Bon Marché (Paris, France)
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Topics: Department stores--France--Paris--Catalogs, Department stores--Catalogs, Trade catalogs--Department...
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by Lewis, Philippa; Darley, Gillian
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Bibliography: p. [17]-[18]
Topics: Decoration and ornament -- Dictionaries, Decoration and ornament
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by Barthes, Roland
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Translation of: Système de la mode
Topics: Clothing and dress, Fashion, Semiotics
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by Lesy, Michael, 1945- comp; Van Schaick, Charles
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Originally presented as the author's thesis, Rutgers
Topic: Depressions
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xii, 227 p. : 24 cm
Topic: Composition (Art)
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by Manguel, Alberto
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 323-353) and index
Topics: Books and reading, Livres et lecture, Lezen, Boeken, Geschichte, Lesekultur
Winterthur Museum Library
by Robert Wood & Co. (Philadelphia, Pa.)
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Topics: Architectural ironwork--Catalogs, Decoration and ornament--Catalogs,...
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xxxviii, 910 p. : 24 cm
Topics: Anthropology, Prehistoric, Human evolution
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by Blakesley, Rosalind P. (Rosalind Polly)
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272 pages : 30 cm
Topics: Arts and crafts movement -- History, Artes decorativas, Arts and crafts movement -- Histoire, Arts...
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307 p. : 23 cm
Topic: Arts
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by Pennington, Estill Curtis
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246 pages : 32 cm
Topics: Morris Museum of Art (Augusta, Ga.) -- Exhibitions, Morris Museum of Art (Augusta, Ga.), Painting,...
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by Burcaw, George Ellis, 1921-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: Museums, Museum techniques, Museumkunde, Museumbeheer, Musées, Muséologie, Museumskunde
Bibliography: p. [xiv]
Topics: Trademarks, Logotype