Christmas at America's Landmark Houses

December 2015

ChristmasAtAmericasLandmarkHouses

The Whistler House Museum of Art is featured in this newly released book!

 

Christmas at America’s Landmark Houses
by Patricia Hart McMillan & David Strahan
Published by Schiffer Publishing, Ltd.

Here is Christmas decorating, history, architecture, and interior design wrapped in one sparkling package. Three-hundred and sixty-three gorgeous, inspiring images provide leisurely looks at historic house interiors magically decorated for Christmas. Begin with the Foreword by Christopher Radko, famed re-creator of vintage Christmas ornaments. Tour historic holiday homes from the Whistler House, birthplace of famous American artist James McNeill Whistler, to Colonial Williamsburg, and look inside San Antonio’s most beautiful house–the Spanish Governor’s Palace. Marvel that a typical ranch-style house was home to two future US presidents, a first lady, and two governors. Visit the honeymoon home of Bill and Hillary Clinton. Enjoy the modest dwelling of Canadian WW I flying ace Billy Bishop, and tour the “castle” of Model A creator Edsel Ford. Some houses’ Christmas décorations are period correct; others are joyfully au courant.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 363 color images | 256pp

Schiffer Publishing, Ltd. is a family-owned, independent publisher of high-quality, nonfiction books. Since 1974, Schiffer has published thousands of titles on the diverse subjects that fuel our readers' passions. From our traditional subjects of antiques and collectibles, arts and crafts, and military history, Schiffer has expanded its catalog to publish books on contemporary art and artists; architecture and design; food and entertaining; the metaphysical, paranormal and folklore; and pop and fringe culture, as well as books for children.


Books are currently available for sale at the Whistler House Museum of Art for $50. (Includes tax and shipping)  For more information, call 978-452-7641 or contact Executive Director Sara Bogosian at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

See our coverage in Boston Magazine!


Sign Up

To stay up-to-date on all our exhibits and events, join the WHMA mailing list.

Become a Member

Your membership helps to support our many programs & events. Become a member.