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9 edition of British Campaign Furniture found in the catalog.

British Campaign Furniture

Elegance Under Canvas, 1740-1914

by Nicholas A. Brawer

  • 202 Want to read
  • 29 Currently reading

Published by Harry N. Abrams .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Antique furniture,
  • Furniture & cabinetmaking,
  • Military life & institutions,
  • Furniture Arts And Crafts,
  • Directories,
  • Exhibition Catalogs,
  • Great Britain,
  • Antiques & Collectibles,
  • Antiques / Collectibles,
  • Furniture,
  • Antiques/Collectibles,
  • United Kingdom, Great Britain,
  • Equipment and supplies,
  • Collections, Catalogs, Exhibitions - Museum,
  • Design - Furniture,
  • Antiques & Collectibles / Furniture,
  • Furniture industry and trade,
  • History,
  • Europe - Great Britain - General,
  • Outdoor furniture,
  • Camping

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages232
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7998829M
    ISBN 100810957116
    ISBN 109780810957114

    A modern furniture company based in the Bay Area, Campaign was founded on the idea of building something better. Our commitment to do better starts with great design. Every component counts. Finally a Lost Art Press book with some substance. It's not a rigorous historical treatise by any means, but at least it includes 1. enough information to give you a sense of what campaign furniture is and why it exists, and 2. things you can build/5.   Formal dining room in British colonial style – exotic toile, flowers and mahogany. B RITISH COLONIAL style has become very popular in the last few years; mahogany furnishings, tropical prints, bamboo and rattan, and such design elements as monkeys, palm trees, ticking stripes, leather and wicker have invaded our homes. However, many consumers have no idea what British Colonial style .


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He has written on decorative arts and architecture for The Magazine Antiques. This is his first book. JEROME PHILLIPS is a highly regarded authority on British military furniture and a dealer in British antiques. He lives in Oxfordshire, by: 1. Campaign furniture was designed to be folded up, packed, and carried on the march by traveling armies.

During the 18th and 19th centuries, British furniture makers from Hepplewhite to Chippendale produced the most stylish and elegant collapsible chairs, tables, bookcases, beds, sofas, and desks/5.

This groundbreaking book, the first ever devoted to this fascinating subject, describes and illustrates the remarkable furniture made for travel in the British Empire. It includes a history of British campaign furniture and of the social conditions that gave rise to a distinctive vision of gentlemanly life abroad.

British Campaign Furniture: Elegance Under Canvas, by Nicholas A. Brawer and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now British Campaign Furniture book In addition to all that, “Campaign Furniture” contains the first English-language translation of André-Jacob Roubo's 18th-century text on campaign pieces, plus original drawings of dozens of pieces of British campaign furniture culled from original copies of the Army & Navy stores' catalogs.

Like all Lost Art Press books. The administrators and armies of the British Empire in the Indian subcontinent were perhaps the largest consumer of campaign furniture leading to high quality local manufacturing of durable, practical and elegant ‘knock-down’ chairs, tables, desks, bookcases and beds.

British officers purchased their own furniture, and so an entire industry developed to supply them with beds, fold-up tables, collapsible chairs, campaign chests, writing slopes and commodes.

With such strong demand, many leading furniture designers published their own versions of furniture for the military, including Thomas Chippendale, Thomas Sheraton, André-Jacob Roubo and. British campaign furniture At Wayfair, we want to make sure you find the best home goods when you shop online.

You have searched for british campaign furniture and this page displays the closest product matches we have for british campaign furniture to buy online. Lewis Drake and Associates furniture, fine handmade British campaign antique reproductions in rosewood and buffalo hide leather, evokes a contemporary look with a vintage allure.

This “knock down” or “break down” portable safari furniture was originally designed for the British army in the late ’s for use outdoors so it is perfectly suited for your boat, patio, poolside, campsite, or favorite sporting.

Modern furniture designed with the future in mind. From durable steel frames to removable upholstery covers, you can have it for the long haul. More About Us Three life-friendly fabrics. Order Free Swatches Soft to the touch and selected for its superior durability, the fabric has a matte, British Campaign Furniture book weave with a casual appeal.

Merino Weave. The first-ever book on the suites of travelling furniture used by British soldiers over one-and-a-half centuries. For the travelling British soldier, campaign furniture - chairs, desks, and other items, brought the comfort and civility of home to life under canvas.5/5(7).

The Hardcover of the British Campaign Furniture: Elegance under Canvas, by Nicholas A. Brawer, Jero Phillips | at Barnes & Noble.

FREEPages: BRITISH CAMPAIGN FURNITURE - Elegance under Canvas About A hardback book with dustjacket, which is the first ever devoted to this fascinating subject, it describes and illustrates the remakable furniture made by such renowned designers as Chippendale, Hepplewhite and Sheraton for travel in.

Book Summary: The title of this book is British Campaign Furniture and it was written by Nicholas A. Brawer. This particular edition is in a Hardcover format. This books publish date is and it has a suggested retail price of $ It was published by Harry N.

Abrams and has a total of pages in the : surprisingly little written about campaign furniture, which also goes by the name of “barracks furniture,” “camp furniture” or sometimes “patent furniture.” There’s an excellent book by Nicholas A. Brawer that is the single reference work for col-lectors and dealers, but it is out of print.

Plus there are some magazine articles. It’s the Japanese equivalent, usually blackened iron, of western campaign hardware. Here’s a book that I recommend for your campaign furniture journey: British Campaign Furniture: Elegance Under Canvas, by Nicholas A.

Brawer. If you can’t find a copy, then contact me privately and I’ll drop a copy off at F+W, or mail it to you. "Campaign Furniture" by prolific woodworker and writer Chris Schwarz, is one of the most important new woodworking titles in several years. The furniture detailed in the book has its roots in the British Empire, but the notion of accessories for a "mobile" lifestyle could hardly be any more of-the-moment.

Cast Iron Folding Pen Stand. Campaign Tea Caddy. Coconut Bugbear Flask. Iron Campaign Single Bed. Shagreen Ransome Patent Inkwell. Bobbin Turned Centre Table. Portrait Drawing of Lieutenant A. Jennings Bramly. Portable Sofa Bed. Small Campaign Mirror. Pair of Maple Antique Campaign Chairs.

Scrivener's Tool with Interchangeable Blades. out of 5 stars A detailed look at campaign furniture building and history. Reviewed in the United States on Octo This is a very detailed book on building campaign furniture 5/5(2). Usually made of wood with brass hardware, Campaign style furniture was originally used by travelling armies, and gained fame among British army officers as symbols of high social position.

In order to accommodate everything soldiers had to carry, Campaign furniture maximized space and storage in the most efficient way. - Explore mhaley51's board "Campaign Furniture", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Campaign furniture, Furniture and Folding furniture pins.

: British Campaign Furniture: Elegance Under Canvas, () by Nicholas A. Brawer and a great selection of similar New, Used and Collectible Books /5(16). British campaign furniture. (British Campaign Furniture) During the Georgian and Victorian periods (), campaign furniture allowed military officers and gentlemen in the field to enjoy a similar standard of living as at home in Britain.

They invested large amounts of money to enjoy a high degree of comfort, and this was enhanced by furniture made. £ $ € Pair Of Victorian Walnut Military Style Bedsides Georgian Antiques £ $ € Restored LYLE Military Campaign Writing Table Wimbledon Furniture Ltd £ $ € Victorian Pine Campaign Chest Of Drawers Trade Antiques £ $ € Oak Military Chest Of Drawers Campaign Used Wimbledon Furniture Ltd.

Campaign furniture has been around since the times of Julius Caesar and was carried by the Roman Army. Later in time it was introduced in the early 18 th century to provide high ranking British officers fighting campaigns abroad with some of the home comforts they would miss whilst serving in the field of duty under canvas.

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Global shipping available. Rare British colonial officer's campaign field desk on stand. Constructed from metal and brass featuring a royal blue painted finish with gilt highlights. Jan 6, - Explore rbgs's board "British Colonial Campaign Furniture" on Pinterest.

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British Campaign Furniture by Nicholas A. Brawer, April 1,Harry N. Abrams edition, Hardcover in EnglishCited by: 1. British people Campaign Furniture Elegance British campaign furniture plans Under analyse Ace programme to apply the gold corner tilt pieces to from each one of the doors on my Classic Brits run piece of furniture available from Bharat Nainital campaign stop British officers of.

From the book British Campaign Furniture by Nicholas Brawer These were more than just a few choice pieces which were tossed into a cart.

Some officers, when ordering their camp furnishings at the British Crown’s expense, selected nearly 50 pieces including beds, chests, writing tables, bookcases and chamber pot holders.

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Specialist antique dealers in British campaign furniture, military chests, related art & items for ease of travel. Researchers & writers on the subject. British Campaign Furniture: Elegance under Canvas, by Nicholas A.

Brawer and Jero Phillips (, Hardcover) Be the first to write a review About this product. A listing of items from the British Campaign Furniture category of Lewis Drake and Associates, including, Calcutta Folding Table, Calcutta Lounge Chair (SOLD OUT!), Cane Stand (SOLD OUT!), Dining Table (1 In Stock), Folding Camp Table, Hat/Gun Rack Hall Stand, Havana Chair in Cane (SOLD OUT!), Martin Safari Camp Chair in Leather (SOLD OUT!), Martin Safari Chair (SOLD OUT!), Officer's.

It’s a great book, and one which I definitely found inspiring (a Campaign Secretary, Bookcase, and Roorkee chair, have all found themselves added to my project list since reading the book).

As you say, Chris does a fantastic job of examining the material culture of the British Empire, so that what is ostensibly a woodworking book becomes an. The book concludes with several appendices: a fresh translation of a short section on campaign furniture by Roubo, a quaint essay on Indian joiners by George Cecil, a large selection of etchings of campaign furniture pieces reprinted from the British Army & Navy Store's catalog and a listing of some sources of hardware for campaign on: Delaplane, VA.

The last photo is of an original Roorkhee chair from a private collection as depicted in the excellent book, "British Campaign Furniture" by Nicholas A. Brawer, to whom we owe much of the above descriptions and which is also available directly from us.

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Let’s get started. Campaign furniture is a type of furniture made for travel. Historically, much of it was made for military campaigns. Line of March of a Bengal Regiment of Infantry in Scinde, showing furniture packed onto camels c.

3 Manufacturers. A pair of campaign chairs by Ross & Co. of Dublin. Any furniture specifically made to break down or fold for.

Couple of agitate Chairs by Ross & Co. The Roorkhee Chair is a seminal piece of Brits campaign article of furniture and was popular with British people officers from to World War 1 according to. From the book British people run british army campaign chair piece of furniture by Nicholas Brawer. It campaigns for the cancellation of Trident.Whether our interest lies in innovative design, the history of furniture-making, or the historical background of British colonial expansion, this comprehensive exploration of campaign furniture will add much to our knowledge not only of individual pieces, but of the cultural context from which they emerged."--Foreword.5/5(1).In addition to all that, Campaign Furniture contains the first English-language translation of A.J.

Roubo's 18th-century text on campaign pieces, plus drawings of dozens of pieces of British campaign furniture culled from original copies of the Army & Navy stores catalogs.

The book is pages and printed in .