New Zealanders at Home: A Cultural History of Domestic Interiors 1814-1914

Format: Paperback
Pub. Date: 2002-02-01
Publisher(s): Intl Specialized Book Service Inc
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Featuring photographs, drawings, and paintings, this volume offers a visual history of New Zealand interiors. The homes presented represent the living-spaces of the Maori, of missionaries and settlers, and of the suburban middle-class. Architecture, construction, design, decoration, and use are all discussed.

Author Biography

Anna Petersen curates the photographs collection at the Hocken Library.

Table of Contents

List of Figures
Acknowledgements 7(2)
Preface 9(3)
Glossary 12(1)
Signs of Higher Life c. 1814--1840
(Plates 1--8)
The Measure of Progress c. 1840--1865
(Plates 9--21)
The Value of Culture c. 1865--1890
(Plates 22--46)
The New Zealand Domestic Interior c. 1890--1914
(Plates 47--85)
Notes 157(12)
Index 169

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