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The Hitchcock chair

John Tarrant Kenney

The Hitchcock chair

the story of a Connecticut Yankee--L. Hitchcock of Hitchcocks-ville--and an account of the restoration of his 19th-century manufactory.

by John Tarrant Kenney

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Published by C. N. Potter; distributed by Crown Publishers in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hitchcock, Lambert, 1795-1852.

  • Edition Notes

    Bibliography: p. 333-334.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsNK2439.H5 K4 1971
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 339 p.
    Number of Pages339
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL4467468M
    LC Control Number79150696


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Comment Report abuse. Carol. out of 5 stars The information in the book was great. Unfortunately. Reviewed in the United States on May 9, /5(9). The Hitchcock Chair: The Story of a Connecticut Yankee - L.

Hitchcock of Hitchcocks-ville - and an Account of the Restoration of his 19th-Century Manufactory Hardcover – January 1, by John Tarrant Kenney (Author)/5(9). These chairs were to become known as Hitchcock Chairs, even when made by other chairmakers, and Lambert Hitchcock became known as 'American's finest chair-maker.' The furniture he produced commanded the market in the 's and 's."/5(9).

The Hitchcock Chair: The Story of a Connecticut Yankee - L. Hitchcock of Hitchcocks-ville - and an Account of the Restoration of his 19th-Century Manufactory John Tarrant Kenney Published by Clarkson N. Potter, Inc. / Crown Publishers, Inc. But even if it is signed, how do you know if it is a “real” Hitchcock chair.

Anybody can sign a chair, and if it is signed, does that mean it is old. How old. A little history can solve all the questions about Hitchcock chairs.

Lambert Hitchcock was born in in Cheshire, Conn. to a family that had come to the Colonies years earlier. The Hitchcock chair book does does not specifically say what signatures were used and when during this period, just when the names were registered.

- All chairs were signed how we usually see them with the "L. HITCHCOCK HITCHCOCKSVILLE CONN WARRANTED" With the backwards "n"s and registered trademark. The registered trademark is not always there because it could be missed. InLambert Hitchcock founded an innovative chair company in the northwestern hills of Connecticut, where he produced his beautiful hand stenciled furniture.

Inthe famed Hitchcock Chair Company closed its doors. For four years, the name lay dormant. Lot of four 19th century matching Hitchcock chairs, along with similar chair sold for $ against a $$75 estimate at Copake Auction Inc., Copake, New York.

Courtesy of Copake Auction Inc. Having decided early in the process to produce a reliable, fashionable seating platform for the average family at a reasonable cost, he priced his early.

InLambert Hitchcock founded an innovative chair company in the northwestern hills of Connecticut, where he produced his beautiful hand stenciled furniture.

Today the Hitchcock legacy is continued, bringing Hitchcock furniture into the 21st century while maintaining the quality and integrity of Lambert Hitchcock's original dream. Find helpful customer reviews and review ratings for The Hitchcock Chair: The Story of a Connecticut Yankee - L.

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Most notable is the famous Hitchcock chair, the invention of an aspiring woodworker named Lambert Hitchcock. The cost-effective, assembly-line technique Hitchcock used to create his chairs, which resembled the high-end, fancy chairs in wealthy.

Besides thoroughly documenting Hitchcock’s life and career, Kenney’s book, The Hitchcock Chair, chronicles his own experiences in the furniture trade. One particularly hair-raising episode occurred during a devastating deluge.

In the s, John Tarrant Kenney founded the much-beloved Hitchcock Chair Company,Ltd., in Riverton, continuing Lambert Hitchcock’s legacy.

The Hitchcock Chair Company, Ltd. closed its doors inbut the business has recently been revived a second time by Rick Swenson and Gary Hath, a pair of antique dealers from New Hartford. While used Hitchcock furniture was still available through known dealers, the institution that created gorgeous furniture for almost two centuries lay closed for four years.

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Hitchcock chairs. [New Haven] Published for the Tercentenary Commission by the Yale University Press, (OCoLC) Named Person: Lambert Hitchcock; Lambert Hitchcock: Material Type: Internet resource: Document Type: Book, Internet Resource: All Authors / Contributors: Mabel Roberts Moore; Tercentenary Commission of the State of.

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5 out of 5 stars (1,) $ Only 1. English film director Alfred Hitchcock made cameo appearances in 40 of his 52 surviving major films (his second film, The Mountain Eagle, is lost).For the films in which he appeared, he would be seen for a brief moment in a non-speaking part as an extra, such as boarding a bus, crossing in front of a building, standing in an apartment across the courtyard, or even appearing in a newspaper.Hitchcock was born on 13 August in the flat above his parents' leased grocer's shop at High Road, Leytonstone, on the outskirts of east London (then part of Essex), the youngest of three children: William Daniel (–), Ellen Kathleen ("Nellie") (–), and Alfred Joseph ().His parents, Emma Jane Hitchcock, née Whelan (–), and William Edgar Hitchcock ( Children: Patricia Hitchcock.

Some chairs are really good sellers and others aren’t,” says Swenson. The start of a legacy. The birth and growth of the Hitchcock Chair Co. is a dramatic story in itself and it is detailed in a number of books and periodicals by authors either personally involved with the business or intrigued by its impact on early American industrialization.