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History Bites: A History of the American House Part II with John Milnes Baker

October 16 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

John Milnes Baker, AIA, architect and author, will be presenting the much anticipated PART II of “A History of the American House”. The program begins in the age of Jackson and covers through to the Stock Market Crash of 1929.

 

Extended Lunchtime Chat: 12pm-2pm
Members: Free; Non-Members: $5 suggested donation.

 

 

 

 

Architectural movements this lecture will cover:

A    AMERICA COMES of AGE 1835-1876

1835-1876 From Irving’s Sunnyside to the Centennial Celebration

PICTURESQUE ERA
a) Gothic Revival 1840-19 60
b) Swiss Cottage 1840-1860
c) Italian Villa 1845-1870
d) Italianate 1845-1875
e) Italian Renaissance Revival 1845-1860
f) Exotic Eclectic 1850-1875
g) Second Empire 1960-1880
h) Stick 1855-1875
i) Queen Anne 1880-1910

B THE AGE OF EXPANSION 1876-1929

1876-1929 Centennial Celebration to the stock market crash of 1929

1876-1929 REMINISCENT STYLES

a) Early Colonial Revival 1885-1915
b) Dutch Colonial 1890-1930
c) Elizabethan 1910-1940
d) Spanish Mission 1890-1920
e) Pueblo 1900-1920
f) Spanish Colonial Revival 1915-1940
g) Monterey 1925-1855
h) French Rural 1915-1940

1880-1929 PALATIAL PALACES

a) Romanesque 1880-1800
b) Chateauesque 1885-1910
c) Beaux Arts 1890-1930
d) Tudor 1890-1930
e) 2nd Italian Renaissance Revival 1895-1930
f) Neoclassical Revival 1895-1950-

 

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Date:
October 16
Time:
12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Venue

Fairfield Museum
370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Phone:
(203) 259-1598
Website:
https://www.fairfieldhistory.org

Organizer

Fairfield Museum
Phone:
(203) 259-1598
Email:
info@fairfieldhs.org
Website:
https://www.fairfieldhistory.org