Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture

Publication Details

  • Time-span 17th-early 20th centuries
  • Subscription Type FREE
  • License Information Unlimited simultaneous users.
  • Publisher University of Wisconsin - Madison Libraries. Digital Content Group
  • Resource Types E-Books and E-Texts, Images and Sound
  • Description The Digital Library for the Decorative Arts and Material Culture collects and creates electronic resources for study and research of the decorative arts, with a particular focus on Early America. Included are electronic texts and facsimiles, image databases, and Web resources. The project, made possible by the Chipstone Foundation, will provide access to digitized primary materials significant to the decorative arts and material culture of Early America. Materials for this project will range from Catesby's Natural History of Carolina, Florida and the Bahama Islands, to a database of early American furniture from the Chipstone Foundation.(Updated quarterly)