The Queen Anne house : America's Victorian vernacular / Janet W. Foster ; photographs by Radek Kurzaj.

by Foster, Janet W [author.]Looking glass.

Publisher: New York, New York : Abrams, 2006.Description: 240 pages : illustrations (chiefly colour) ; 30 cm.ISBN: 0810930854; 9780810930858.Subject(s): Architecture, Domestic -- United States -- History -- 19th centuryLooking glass | Queen Anne revival (Architecture) -- United StatesLooking glass | Vernacular architecture -- United States -- History -- 19th centuryLooking glass | Bildband
Contents:
Watts Sherman House, Newport, Rhode Island -- Roosevelt House, Sagamore Hill, Long Island, New York -- Edward Brooke House, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania -- Castle Hill, Newport, Rhode Island -- Charles Baldwin House, Newport, Rhode Island -- Montrose Park, South Orange, New Jersey -- Centre Street -- Hartford Road -- Prospect Street, Madison, New Jersey -- Oak Park, Illinois -- Hemingway House -- Parker House -- William E. Conover House, Greenwich, Connecticut -- Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco, California -- Beeson House, Chicago, Illinois -- John Lindale House, Magnolia, Delaware -- Krabbenhoft Farmhouse, Sabin, Minnesota -- Ovide Broussard House, Abbeville, Louisiana -- John Fahnstock House, Galesburg, Illinois -- Elisa Michaels House, Galveston, Texas -- Shelton-Mc Murphey-Johnson House, Eugene, Oregon -- Milton J. Carson House, Eureka, California -- Piatt House, Tunkhanock, Pennsylvania.
Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-230) and index. Review: "Queen Annestyle houses are arguably the most charming and picturesque of all Victorians. In this first-ever book on the American Queen Anne style, noted preservationist Janet W. Foster presents a thoughtful recognition of these houses' place in the history of American architecture. Built across the U.S. during the late 19th century (The Inn at Castle Hill in Newport, RI, is a popular example), features of Queen Anne homes include gabled roofs; corbelled chimneys; vertical windows; large porches; balconies; and cut-stone foundations. Foster explains distinguishing elements of the Queen Anne tradition as she examines 21 noted homes, many of them not open to the public and never before published. With more than 200 magnificent photographs, this homage to a great American art form will delight anyone who appreciates a beautiful home."--Jacket.Alternative form: Online version: Foster, Janet W. Queen Anne house. (OCoLC)607161625
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Enhanced descriptions from Syndetics:

Queen Annestyle houses are arguably the most charming and picturesque of all Victorians. In this first-ever book on the American Queen Anne style, noted preservationist Janet W. Foster presents a thoughtful recognition of these houses' place in the history of American architecture. Built across the U.S. during the late 19th century (The Inn at Castle Hill in Newport, RI, is a popular example), features of Queen Anne homes include gabled roofs; corbelled chimneys; vertical windows; large porches; balconies; and cut-stone foundations. Foster explains distinguishing elements of the Queen Anne tradition as she examines 21 noted homes, many of them not open to the public and never before published. With more than 200 magnificent photographs, this homage to a great American art form will delight anyone who appreciates a beautiful home.

Includes bibliographical references (pages 226-230) and index.

Watts Sherman House, Newport, Rhode Island -- Roosevelt House, Sagamore Hill, Long Island, New York -- Edward Brooke House, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania -- Castle Hill, Newport, Rhode Island -- Charles Baldwin House, Newport, Rhode Island -- Montrose Park, South Orange, New Jersey -- Centre Street -- Hartford Road -- Prospect Street, Madison, New Jersey -- Oak Park, Illinois -- Hemingway House -- Parker House -- William E. Conover House, Greenwich, Connecticut -- Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco, California -- Beeson House, Chicago, Illinois -- John Lindale House, Magnolia, Delaware -- Krabbenhoft Farmhouse, Sabin, Minnesota -- Ovide Broussard House, Abbeville, Louisiana -- John Fahnstock House, Galesburg, Illinois -- Elisa Michaels House, Galveston, Texas -- Shelton-Mc Murphey-Johnson House, Eugene, Oregon -- Milton J. Carson House, Eureka, California -- Piatt House, Tunkhanock, Pennsylvania.

"Queen Annestyle houses are arguably the most charming and picturesque of all Victorians. In this first-ever book on the American Queen Anne style, noted preservationist Janet W. Foster presents a thoughtful recognition of these houses' place in the history of American architecture. Built across the U.S. during the late 19th century (The Inn at Castle Hill in Newport, RI, is a popular example), features of Queen Anne homes include gabled roofs; corbelled chimneys; vertical windows; large porches; balconies; and cut-stone foundations. Foster explains distinguishing elements of the Queen Anne tradition as she examines 21 noted homes, many of them not open to the public and never before published. With more than 200 magnificent photographs, this homage to a great American art form will delight anyone who appreciates a beautiful home."--Jacket.

Table of contents provided by Syndetics

  • Introduction (p. 8)
  • Interiors (p. 31)
  • Summer Houses (p. 36)
  • Watts Sherman House, Newport, Rhode Island (p. 38)
  • Roosevelt House, Sagamore Hill, Long Island, New York (p. 46)
  • Edward Brooke House, Birdsboro, Pennsylvania (p. 56)
  • Castle Hill, Newport, Rhode Island (p. 66)
  • Charles Baldwin House, Newport, Rhode Island (p. 74)
  • Suburban Houses (p. 84)
  • Montrose Park, South Orange, New Jersey (p. 86)
  • 351 Hartford Road (p. 90)
  • 426 Centre Street (p. 98)
  • Prospect Street, Madison, New Jersey (p. 108)
  • Hemingway House, Oak Park, Illinois (p. 114)
  • Parker House, Oak Park, Illinois (p. 122)
  • William E. Conover House, Greenwich, Connecticut (p. 130)
  • Urban Houses (p. 138)
  • Haas-Lilienthal House, San Francisco, California (p. 140)
  • Beeson House, Chicago, Illinois (p. 148)
  • Rural Houses (p. 156)
  • John Lindale House, Magnolia, Delaware (p. 158)
  • Krabbenhoft Farmhouse, Sabin, Minnesota (p. 166)
  • Ovide Broussard House, Abbeville, Louisiana (p. 174)
  • Houses in Town (p. 182)
  • John Fahnstock House, Galesburg, Illinois (p. 184)
  • Elisa Michaels House, Galveston, Texas (p. 192)
  • Shelton-Mc Murphey-Johnson House, Eugene, Oregon (p. 198)
  • Milton J. Carson House, Eureka, California (p. 206)
  • Piatt House, Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania (p. 214)
  • Bibliography of the Style (p. 226)
  • Notes (p. 228)
  • Acknowledgments (p. 231)
  • Photograph Credits (p. 232)
  • Features on an American Queen Anne-Style House (p. 234)
  • Index (p. 236)

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