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The White House: Its Historic Furnishings and First Families

The White House: Its Historic Furnishings and First Families
 

The book tells the story of White House decor since it was built more than 200 years ago and includes full-color photographs and illustrations of its furnishing and decorative arts. This new edition features rooms redecorated under the Bush and Obama presidencies.

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ISBN 9780789211798
Barcode 9780789211798
Published 1 June 2014 by Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Format Hardback, Second Edition
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Author(s) By Monkman, Betty C.
Photographs by White, Bruce
Foreword by Obama, Michelle
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ISBN-13 9780789211798
ISBN-10 0789211793
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced on backorder; allow 4-8 weeks
Publisher Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Imprint Abbeville Press Inc.,U.S.
Publication Date 1 June 2014
International Publication Date 8 April 2014
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback, Second Edition
Edition Second Edition
Author(s) By Monkman, Betty C.
Photographs by White, Bruce
Foreword by Obama, Michelle
Category Award Winning
Decorative Arts & Crafts
Industrial / Commercial Art & Design
Politics & Government
Number of Pages 320
Dimensions Width: 248mm
Height: 305mm
Spine: 30mm
Weight 2,254g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress White House (Washington, D.C.) - History, Furniture - Washington (D.C.) - History, Furniture - Washington (D.C.), House furnishings - Washington (D.C.)
NBS Text Design & Commercial Art
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 917.530441
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

The book tells the story of White House decor since it was built more than 200 years ago and includes full-color photographs and illustrations of its furnishing and decorative arts. This new edition features rooms redecorated under the Bush and Obama presidencies.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Benjamin Franklin Award (Arts (Art/Music/Photo)) 2015
NZ Review Betty C. Monkman's The White House is impeccably curated --Vanity Fair

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Author's Bio

Betty C. Monkman served more than thirty years in the Office of the Curator, the White House, retiring as Chief Curator in 2002. She is a frequent contributor to White House History. Formerly a staff photographer at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Bruce White specializes in photographing art and architecture.

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