Other Georgeian Types

Published 1765. Very much on "Chippendale" lines. Man-waring, however, cultivated apparent interlacing very greatly in a large number of his chair backs, of the description indicated by Figs. 3, 4, 5, Plate II. He also attempted to introduce a "New Art" based on Nature, as in Figs. 1 and 2, Plate II., described as "Very curious and beautiful designs of rural chairs ... the only ones of the kind that were ever published." Would that they had been !

"The Chair-Maker's Guide, being upwards of two-hundred New and Genteel Designs, both decorative and plain, of all the most approved patterns for Gothic, Chinese, Ribbon, and other Chairs, Couches, Settees, Burjairs, French, Dressing, and Corner Stools." By Robert Manwaring and Others. Published 1766. The designs in this are of the same character as those in Manwaring's first book.

" Book of Ornaments, Stucco, Carving Ceilings, Picture Frames, etc." By M. Darly. Published 1769. The schemes here indicate clearly that the refinement of " Heppelwhite," " Sheraton," and " Adam " was very rapidly ousting " French," "Chinese," and " Gothick" extravagances from popular favour.

"A New Book of Ornaments, containing a variety of Elegant Designs for Modern Pannels, commonly executed in Stucco, Wood, or Painting, and used in decorating Principal Rooms." By Placido Columbani. Published 1775.

"A Variety of Capitals, Freezes {sic), and Corniches, and how to increase or decrease them, still retaining the same proportion as the original. Likewise twelve Designs for Chimney Pieces ... the whole consisting of twelve plates." By P. Columbani. Published 1776.

"A Book of Designs." By Michel Angelo Pergolesi. Published 1777.

The above-named three books, by Columbani and Pergolesi, constitute a veritable store of the daintiest, most refined, and most characteristic detail, such as did much to make uHeppelwhite," "Sheraton," and "Adam" what they

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