The Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture collects and creates electronic resources for study and research of the decorative arts, with a particular focus on Early America. Included are electronic texts and facsimiles, image databases, and Web resources. For more extensive information on this collection, view the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture portal.
Fragments on the theory and practice of landscape gardening: including some remarks on Grecian and Gothic architecture, collected from various manuscripts, in the possession of the different noblemen and gentlemen, for whose use they were originally written; the whole tending to establish fixed principles in the respective arts from the Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture
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Note that original descriptive cataloguing for the Chipstone Ceramics Collection was prepared by Leslie B. Grigsby (2004) and Richard Miller (2010). Grigsby entries were edited for the web by Sarah Fayan; Miller entries were edited for the web by Meghan C. Doherty.
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