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Miniature Rooms Book - The Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago - 1983

$125

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"Miniature Rooms: The Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago," by Kathleen Aguilar and Michael Anderson. Generations of visitors to the Art Institute of Chicago have been fascinated by the Thorne Miniature Rooms. Painstakingly constructed to a scale of one inch to one foot, their fascinating models recreate 68 European and American interiors from the 16th to the 20th Century. Each room has a shoebox-sized setting that awaits the entry of the characters and the imagination of the viewers. Ms. James Ward Thorne conceived each room, carefully researched every detail, then had master artisans execute the pieces to her exacting specifications. Each room in this charming book is reproduced in color. An introductory text chronicles Mrs. Thorne's creation of the interiors, while individual commentaries provide information about each decoration. It is a volume that will prove irresistible to collectors, miniaturists, architects, historians, interior designers, and anyone who has ever loved a dollhouse. This is a beautiful coffee table art book. Features: Title: Miniature Rooms - The Thorne Rooms at the Art Institute of Chicago. Author: Kathleen Aguilar, Michael Anderson. Hardcover book with dust jacket. Language: English. 142 full-color illustrations. 168 pages. Dimensions: 11 in. x 8.5 in. (28 x 22 cm). Publish in 1983 by Cross River Press Ltd.
  • Dimensions:
    Height: 8.5 in (21.59 cm)Width: 11 in (27.94 cm)Depth: 1 in (2.54 cm)
  • Style:
    Modern (Of the Period)
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  • Period:
    1980-1989
  • Date of Manufacture:
    1983
  • Condition:
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Seller Location:
    Atlanta, GA
  • Reference Number:
    Seller: 2LIV0121stDibs: LU1632230480682

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