Several books have been written about the history of color design in the United States. Most focus on exterior color schemes, but some also discuss historic uses of interior color. Also, remember that the library's picture file (in the Art & Music Room on the third floor at Central Library) has many many files of pictures of house interiors, exteriors, and architectural details.
9 items
The Vintage House Book
Classic American Homes, 1880-1980
Book - 2003
House Colors
Exterior Color by Style of Architecture
Book - 2007
Century of Color
Exterior Decoration for American Buildings, 1820-1920
Book - 1981
Victorian Exterior Decoration
How to Paint your Nineteenth-century American House Historically
Book - 1987
Daughters of Painted Ladies
America's Resplendent Victorians
Book - 1987
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