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Victorian Houses

  • 32 Pages
  • 0.46 MB
  • English
Dover Publications
Stationery items, Juvenile Nonfiction, Crafts / Hobbies, Children: Grades 2-3, Papercrafts - Adult Coloring Books, Juvenile Nonfiction / Activity Books, Activity Books - Ge
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Open LibraryOL7638302M
ISBN 100486415511
ISBN 139780486415512

The Victorian House Book is a fascinating and essential guide to a rich and varied design age. The book details numerous interior and exterior styles -- from the High Victorian and Queen Anne Revival to the Classical and Gothic -- and showcases homes /5(28).

Love the book except in description it didn't say it was missing pages, "Printed in full color on heavy cardboard stock 4 authentic Victorian houses in H-O scale: Italian-style villa, Octagon, Second Empire, Stick Style. Exploded diagrams, numbered and labeled pieces for easy assembly."/5(31).

'Victorian Houses' presents the architectural detailing of the time in the context of the era - providing a Victorian Houses book understanding of its architecture and design. Pattern books played a vital role in the dissemination of taste between architect, builder and client in the nineteenth and early twentieth century.

By focusing on the contribution of the pattern book to the architecture of the. Victorian House book. • Have kids decorate their Victorian House books with architectural elementals typical of the period (quoins, starbursts, egg-and-dart molding, dentils, etc.) and define those features on the book’s text pages.

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Especially for San Francisco 3rd Grades • A Victorian House Book. The awesome first: it is an incredibly readable book that zips along at a good pace, focused on the lives of *actual* middle-class Victorians rather than the fantasy middle-classes of a lot of popular Victorian novels & domestic manuals.

The book uses the home as its organising structure, talking about the material reality of each room but also /5. Open this book and you'll soon find yourself immersed in the wonderful gingerbread world of Victorian architecture and interior design.

From a nostalgic introduction by John Philip Sousa III to the charming original illustrations of Daniel Lewis, The Victorian House Coloring Book invites children and colorists to re-create the furnishings, color schemes, and rich decorations of a lovely /5().

The Victorian Design Book: A Complete Guide to Victorian Houses book House Trim. by Richard O. Byrne.

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This is a reprint of a catalog. Great for dating a house, seeing what styles were available at the time for restorations, and Victorian Houses book enough for just browsing. Has color photos of. The best books on Life in the Victorian Age recommended by Judith Flanders.

History books often focus on big political or economic events, wars and leaders. But there's much to learn from studying the way people lived, and what made the Victorian age both like and unlike our own, as.

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The most charming homes of the later Victorian era were a sight to behold. In this book, you can color many examples of the elaborately-decorated houses built in America so long ago.

Facebook; Reddit. The book is GORGEOUS. Glossy photos accompany the words of the author who clearly knows his shit when it comes to Victorian houses.

Highly recommended for anyone thinking of renovating a Victorian house or interior designers/5. Victorian House Styles and Examples. V ictorian houses are architecturally commonly referred to as the Victorian Style but this "style" is really a period in history.

The Victorian era roughly corresponds to the time when Queen Victoria ruled Britain ( to ). During this time, industrialization brought many innovations in architecture. The homes built during the Victorian period are appreciated for their architecture, romantic interiors, and their often whimsical details.

With a host of Victoriana this ample volume is an essential guide to this rich, eclectic, and arguably most popular American house style/5(11). Twenty-nine meticulously rendered, ready-to-color illustrations portray the many distinctive styles of actual Victorian-era homes, including a seaside cottage in the "stick style"; an Italianate San Francisco residence of the s; the unusual Octagon House in Ottawa, Illinois (); a Moorish-styled urban residence in Baltimore (), and the elegant "Vinland," a Newport, Rhode Island.

The Victorian House Book: A Practical Guide to Home Repair and Decoration. by Robin Guild, Vernon Gibberd, et al. | 12 Dec out of 5 stars Hardcover £ This beautiful home is located in Vermont.

The tower and decorative railings give it an extra special touch reminiscent of traditional Victorian homes. The wreath on the front door is making us excited for the holidays. What are you looking forward to the most this holiday season.

Photo courtesy: bones   No book gets to its 4th edition unless it is found to be useful. With its 2, illustrations, pages andwords, The Victorian House Book is the biggest and most comprehensive renovation manual available, offering you more inspirational decorating ideas and practical guidance than any other book on the subject.

`Head and shoulders above the rest' is how the RIBA book buyer Reviews:   Both are quintessential Victorian style homes, but Victorian architecture technically refers to the era and not a specific style.

That era was, of. - Explore Tammy Beard's board "The Victorian House Coloring Book" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Victorian house colors, Victorian, Victorian homes pins. A Rare Look Inside Victorian Houses From The s (13 Photos) Dusty Old Thing.

Share on Facebook Pin. We’ve always lived in and been fascinated by old houses. Our childhood home was built in in a small, rural town and came with so many interesting stories and peculiarities that it often felt as if it was its own character.

In reviewing. We provide links to old-house related goods and services, and a wealth of knowledge and links. Victorian. Clear Lake, Iowa For Sale. $, Victorian. Louisville, Kentucky For Sale By Owner.

$, Old House Museum. Bed & Breakfast. Victorian. From big Victorian fixer-uppers to tiny colonials to mid-century modern masterpieces, Elizabeth believes that the best homes show the charm of having been loved over time. She chronicles it all on her website CIRCA, which showcases beautiful old houses for sale across the country.

Follow Elizabeth on Twitter, Facebook, and PinterestPlus. Exquisitely detailed, exceptionally handsome designs for an enormous variety of attractive city dwellings, spacious suburban and country homes, charming "cottages" and other structures — all accompanied by perspective views and floor plans with measurements.

Invaluable to architects, home restorers, and preservationists; of immense interest to lovers of Victorian architecture.

Victorian House Plans Victorian house plans are ornate with towers, turrets, verandas and multiple rooms for different functions often in expressively worked wood or stone or a combination of both.

Our Victorian home plans recall the late 19th century Victorian era of house building, which was named for Queen Victoria of England. Lots of lovely pictures of Victorian era restored homes with period settings. Really a beautiful book. But in trying to combat the Victoria Magazine picture of the period, they come out with really odd and probably historically unsupported social content.

(Notes on 19th century women's silhouettes -- that the turn of the century bosom was a full foot below 'normal' positioning-- are a good /5. Further, you can certainly built a new home in a Victorian style; however, most newly built Victorian homes lack the intricate details of the homes built during the Victorian period ( to ).

As you will see in our gallery of the finest Victorian mansions and houses, there is great diversity in the design. Enjoy the gallery. - Although I like living in a more simple and uncluttered interior, I do Victorian houses, which is why I often give them to characters in my books, which lets me fantasize living in one while I'm writing.

Without having to dust all the knick-knacks and curtains.:). See more ideas about Victorian homes, Victorian, House styles pins. Victorian Homes. 10K likes. Pictures I've taken from Michigan and across the country on my travels and collected from various sources.

In the UK, Victorian houses follow a wide range of architectural styles. Starting from the early classicism inherited from Regency architecture, the Italianate style gained influence in the and s, and the Gothic Revival style became prevalent by the s.

Later in the Victorian era, the Queen Anne style and the Arts and Crafts movement increased in influence, resulting in the.

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Apr 5, - Explore Christine Isabella's board "Victorian House Coloring" on Pinterest. See more ideas about House colouring pages, Adult coloring pages, Coloring books pins. Victorian Styles. Victorian houses are architecturally commonly referred to as a Victorian Style but this "style" is really a period in history.

The Victorian era dates from the time when Queen Victoria ruled Britain ( to ). Read More. In “The Victorian House Book” by Robert Guild, he starts the chapter on bathrooms by saying, “To create a modern version of the Victorian bathroom we have to dream a little.” Or, a lot. I’m going to dream a lot.

As I said in Part One, creating a period PERFECT Victorian era bathroom is pretty challenging, if you want modern. Years ago I told you about a Queen Anne Victorian in Kansas City known as the James W.

Bryan house. It was on the market at the time for $, I later heard about a couple in Nebraska who had come across the original plans and illustrations for that historic house in an old book from and loved it so much that it became their dream to.

The term "painted ladies" refers to Victorian houses painted in three or more colors to embellish their architectural detail.

It was first used to describe the colorful homes in San Francisco in the book Painted Ladies: San Francisco's Resplendent Victorians. Rosson House. Built inthis Phoenix home is a great example of the Queen.