The Charleston Interior

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Book Details

  • Price: $39.95
  • Pages: 119
  • Published: 1995
  • ISBN-13: 978-0933101166

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The Charleston Interior

Book Summary

Uncover the hidden designs and dressings of one of the oldest and most charming U.S. cities. Among the splendid home interiors here are dark mahogany halls; a winding, ornate Neoclassical staircase; a vast drawing room in one of Charleston's greatest Greek Revival mansions; and manicured gardens.

About the Author

J. Thomas Savage is Director of Museum Affairs for Winterthur Museum and Country Estates, the former Delaware home of Henry Francis du Pont. He holds a B.A. in Art History from The College of William and Mary and an M.A. in History Museum Studies from the State University of New York. In addition to American internships, Mr. Savage has studied in England at the Attingham Summer School on the British Country House, The Victorian Society Summer School and the Cambridge Choral Studies Seminar. He was formerly Senior Vice President and Director of Sotheby’s Institute of Art for North and South America. From 1981 to 1995, Mr. Savage served as Curator and Director of Historic Charleston Foundation.

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About the Photographer

N. Jane Iseley

N. Jane Iseley
Photographer for 36 photography books, including Lowcountry Plantations Today, Iseley is also an accomplished farmer. Her Burlington, NC, farm has been in the family since 1790, and in 2013 she was the first woman to receive the North Carolina Soil and Water Conservation Farm Family of the Year award. From Iseley’s experience placing agricultural and conservation easements on her farm came the interest in exploring the effect of easements in preserving Charleston and its surrounds, the place she’s worked decades documenting.

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