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Midcentury Christmas

Sarah Archer

Midcentury Christmas

holiday fads, fancies, and fun from 1945 to 1970

by Sarah Archer

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  • 5 Currently reading

Published .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Christmas,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Sarah Archer
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsGT4986.A1 A73 2016
    The Physical Object
    Pagination236 pages
    Number of Pages236
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27227823M
    ISBN 101581574029
    ISBN 109781581574029
    LC Control Number2016029688
    OCLC/WorldCa952567205

    Midcentury America was a wonderland of department stores, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware parties. At Christmastime, postwar America’s dreams and desires were on full display, from shopping mall Santas to shiny aluminum Christmas trees, from the Grinch to Charlie Brown’s beloved spindly Christmas .   The history of the movement, a kind of warmer, cozier modernism, is chronicled in the new book Midcentury Christmas by Sarah Archer. Packed with photos of Author: Emily Vanderwerff.

    Jan 9, - Explore erikalamoureaux's board "Mid Century Christmas", followed by people on Pinterest. See more ideas about Christmas, Vintage christmas and Retro christmas pins.   A get together of Christmas within the Nineteen Fifties and '60s. Midcentury the USA was once a wonderland of department shops, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware events. each child at the block needed to have the most recent cool toy, be it a simple Bake Oven for fake baking, a rocket send for fake area go back and forth, or a Slinky, simply because/5(4).

    Midcentury Christmas is sure to be on everyone's wish lists. -Woman's World. Sarah Archer is a writer and curator who specializes in design and material culture. She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Mid-century Modern Christmas. 73 likes. Home Decor. Facebook is showing information to help you better understand the purpose of a ers:


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Product details Hardcover: pages Publisher: Countryman Press; 1 edition (Octo ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x inches Shipping Weight: pounds (View shipping rates and /5(64).

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Norton in My articles and reviews have appeared in The Journal of Modern Craft, Modern I’m a contributing editor for the American Craft Council’s new journal, American Craft Inquiry, and a regular contributor to Hyperallergic/5.

Sarah Archer has written several delightful books on Midcentury Christmas. These books are great for people who love s and s Christmas, baby boomers who remember these items, or millenials wanting to see what Christmas was like for their parents or grandparents.

The books are colorful and festive, a fun coffee table book to have around during the holidays/5(19). The author of Midcentury Christmas and The Midcentury Kitchen, she contributes to Slate, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, and She lives in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/5(52).

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Sarah Archer is a writer and curator who specializes in design and material culture. The author of Midcentury Christmas and The Midcentury Kitchen, she contributes to Slate, The Atlantic, Architectural Digest, and The book will feature iconic favorites of that time, including: • A visual feast of Christmastime eats and recipes, from magazines and food and appliance makers Corrugate 6-pack register display for Midcentury Christmas Stocking Stuffer Edition () Find Out.

“Midcentury Christmas” by Sarah Archer (Countryman Press, $) is likely to bring back fond memories of years gone by. Subtitled “Holiday Fads, Fancies, and Fun from ” the. Midcentury Christmas Holiday Fads, Fancies, and Fun From to (Book): Archer, Sarah: "A celebration of Christmas in the s and '60s.

Midcentury America was a wonderland of department stores, suburban cul-de-sacs, and Tupperware parties. Every kid on the block had to have the latest cool toy, be it an Easy Bake Oven for pretend baking, a rocket ship for pretend. Author Sarah Archer takes us back to the heady days post-WWII, and chronicles the optimistic, future-oriented take on Christmas that dominated the.

Midcentury Christmas. [Sarah Archer] -- With more than colorful illustrations and iconic designs, Sarah Archer celebrates the turning point of Christmas in America, when new technologies and unprecedented prosperity made anything seem Your Web browser is not enabled for JavaScript.

Some features of WorldCat will not be available. In the new book simply titled Midcentury Christmas, design writer and curator Sarah Archer has compiled a deliciously nostalgia-inducing retrospective of the Author: Jenny Xie. My books The Midcentury Kitchen and Midcentury Christmas are available now from Countryman Press.

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Please get in touch!Inspired by the bold silhouettes and bright color palette of the era, a Mid-Century Modern Christmas is anything but subtle. This design theme embraces straight lines and geometric shapes that are offset by warm metallic tones and earthy accents to reflect the joy of the holiday season.Vintage Extra Large Mid Century Christmas Coloring Book-Drawings by Bruce Alden for Gema Novelties-Unused YouMightHaveNoticed 5 out of 5 stars () $ Favorite.