Culture & Comfort

Culture & Comfort

Parlor Making and Middle-class Identity, 1850-1930

Book - 1997
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Tracing the fortunes of the parlor from its early incarnations in "palace" hotels and steamships through its heyday in the mid-nineteenth century to its metamorphosis into the modern living room, Katherine C. Grier shows how the parlor's appointments reflected the self-image of the Victorian middle class.
Publisher: Washington : Smithsonian Institution Press, 1997
ISBN: 9781560987154
1560987154
9781560987161
1560987162
Branch Call Number: 392.36 GRIER 1997
Characteristics: xii, 267 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Additional Contributors: Grier, Katherine C. 1953- Culture & comfort
Alternative Title: Culture and comfort

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