0772001065 228 pages including index and glossary.. Profusely illustrated. Author has researched and reassembled furnishings and equipment in pioneer houses in Ontario to create a picture of early domesticity for the interest and pleasure of new generations of Canadians. The knowledge which informed such projects is contained in this book. "While describing domestic life from 1783 to 1867, I have included many of my own later memories. The years from 1903 to 1970 cover a period of such extraordinary change in family life that I have felt a desire to record scenes which may soon be for... View More...
Erin, Ontario, Canada, Boston Mills Press: 1994
Seller ID: 854C6813
1550461567 228 pages. Selected reading list. Glossary. Index. List of plants of Upper Canada. "In this extraordinary book, Jeanne Minhinnick, Canada's foremost authority on Upper Canadian homes and their furnishings, brings us an engaging portrait of the day-to-day life of pre-Confederation families, both rich and poor... A warm and vivid account of a way of life that has gone forever... The wealth of photographs and drawings gathered by the author supplements and illuminates this fascinating record of home life in Upper Canada." - from dust jacket. Book clean, bright and unmar... View More...