Thomas Chippendale
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Thomas Chippendale a study of his life, work and influence by O. Brackett

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Published by Hodder and Stoughton .
Written in English

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Statementby O. Brackett.
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Open LibraryOL16549348M

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Thomas Chippendale (), an English cabinetmaker, was one of the most distinguished of all furniture designers. His "Director" was the first comprehensive design book for furniture ever to appear, and it remains probably the most important. The son of a joiner and the grandson of a carpenter. The descriptive term Chippendale is derived from a book of furniture designs, the first of its kind, that was published in in London and called The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker’s Director. The identity of the designers of the patterns in The Director is debatable in some instances, but Thomas Chippendale was clearly responsible for many of the best designs himself. Nov 29,  · The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director - Kindle edition by Thomas Chippendale. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Gentleman and Cabinet-Maker's Director/5(23). Cabinetmaker. Born in Otley, Yorkshire, England, the son of Thomas Chippendale I, a Worcester cabinetmaker and wood-carver of note. By the Chippendales had moved to London where they opened a furniture workshop. At the end of the younger Chippendale established himself in Conduit Street with partner, Burial: St Martin-in-the-Fields Churchyard, .

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