The flamingo in the garden : American yard art and the vernacular landscape / Colleen J. Sheehy

Author(s): Sheehy, Colleen J. (Colleen Josephine), 1963-
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Subjects: Decorative arts--United States--History--20th century
Garden ornaments and furniture--United States
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: New York ; London : Garland Pub., 1998
Series: Garland studies in American popular history and culture
LC Classification: N, NK
Physical Description: xxviii, 200 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Table of Contents: Illustrations
I. Yard Art as Public Art: Contemporary Scenes and Historical Antecedents 3
II. Travel, Play, and Celebration in American Landscapes 34
III. The Flamingo in the Garden: An Iconography of American Yard Art 67
IV. Creating the Domestic Landscape: The Home Handyman and Craftswoman Respond to Consumer Culture 113
V. Neighborhood and Nation: Shared and Distinctive Practices in American Yard Art 147
Bibliography 183
Index 197
Notes: LCCN: 97023689
ISBN: 0815329148 (alk. paper)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 183-196) and index
OCLC Number: 37109182
ISBN/ISSN: 0815329148