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Image from page 399 of “Decorative textiles; an illustrated book on coverings for furniture, walls and floors, including damasks, brocades and velvets, tapestries, laces, embroideries, chintzes, cretones, drapery and furniture trimmings, wall papers, carp
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Title: Decorative textiles; an illustrated book on coverings for furniture, walls and floors, including damasks, brocades and velvets, tapestries, laces, embroideries, chintzes, cretones, drapery and furniture trimmings, wall papers, carpets and rugs, tooled and illuminated leathers
Year: 1918 (1910s)
Authors: Hunter, George Leland, 1867-1927
Subjects: Textile fabricsTextile designLace and lace makingEmbroideryWallpaperLeatherworkInterior decorationTapestry
Publisher: Philadelphia, London, J. B. Lippincott Company Grand Rapids, The Dean-Hicks Company
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yalManufactory of Reveillon, that the French Reolution bn)ke out onApril 18th. 1789. Reveillon employed over 300 workmen and boughtdesigns from Huet and other famous artists. A rumoin- had beencirculated that the workmen were to be taxed 15 sous a day and thatbread was too good for them. A mol) assembled and proceeded topillage the factory, throwing the furniture and fixtures out into thestreet. The troops were called out, and then, as Carlyle puts it: What a sight! A street choked up with lumber, tunudt andendless press of men. A Paper-Warehouse eviscerated l)y axe andfire; mad din of revolt; musket volleys responded to by yells, by mis-cellaneous missiles, ])y tiles raining from roof and window, tiles,execrations and slain men!—There is an encumbered street, foin- orfive hundred dead men; unfortunate Reveillon has found a shelter inthe Bastile. Reveillon fled to London, where he passed the rest of his life.In 1791, Jacquemart & Benard succeeded to his business and brought 309
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iImIc III—i)i..sir.xKn i. kncu.am), .madk i ai.saci, Moilcni h;iii(l-hlii(kc(l i)Mpor in the Adam style, (lcsif;ic<l by tin- l-jiglisli .n-cliitci-ts, Miin-ay iS:Diiraiid, on the liasis of ail aiKieiit Wedfiuood ])laqiie and an Adam vase 370 WALL PAPERS out many important scenery papers, amongst them the Stag Hunt,which has hung for about a century on the walls of a room in the oldAndrew Safford house at Salem, Mass., and which, when illustratedin Couiitr// IJfc in America, in November, 1911, was identified byHarry Wearne. Another famous wall paper maker of the periodwas Joseijh Dufour, who in 1814, brought out the famous Cupid andPsyche series, which is still being reprinted from the original blocks(Plate III, 2). Amongst the first wall paper makers in America was Josiah Bum-stead, of Boston. He travelled in France in 1824 and in 18;}4, andleft behind him an interesting diary which his son kindly lent to afriend of the writer. Bumstead visited the Zuber works in Alsaceand w
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Rotterdam – Johan van Oldenbarnevelt
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Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547-1619)was de directe opvolger van Willem de Zwijger een belangrijk Nederlands staatsman tijdens de Tachtigjarige Oorlog; hij werkte lange tijd samen met Willems zoon Maurits, maar hij werd het slachtoffer van een door Maurits beheerst politiek proces en daaropvolgende executie.
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt (1547-1619) war ein niederländischer Staatsmann und Diplomat. Nach seinen Studien, die ihn in viele Länder führten, wurde er 1572 Assistent Wilhelms von Oranien. 1576-1586 verwaltete er die Stadt Rotterdam, die unter seiner Führung zu großer Blüte gelangte. Er wurde 1619 in Den Haag hingerichtet
Johan van Oldenbarnevelt, (1547-1619) was a Dutch statesman, who played an important role in the Dutch struggle for independence from Spain. Van Oldenbarnevelt studied law at Leuven, Bourges, Heidelberg and Padua, and traveled in France and Italy before settling in The Hague. He was a moderate Calvinist, so he supported William the Silent in his revolt against Spain, and fought in William’s army and later execution in Den Haag