Books about Winterthur and the Winterthur Collections

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du Pont Family and the Winterthur Estate

N5220 D93 Henry F. du Pont and Winterthur: a Daughter’s Portrait.

RR NK460 W78 1997* Cantor, Jay. Winterthur.: Includes many color photos of the interior of the house

RR NK460 W78ev Guide to Winterthur Museum & Country Estate.

RR NK2003 W78mo A guide to and outline of the Winterthur Museum collections of arts of the American home: including American-made and imported objects, and a survey of American arts, with a list of books and articles for the study of the arts in early America ... : A great resource for learning more about named rooms in the museum.

Books & Paper

RR NE625 H52* Two Centuries of Prints in America, 1680-1880: a Selective Catalogue of the Winterthur Museum Collection: A comprehensive guide to the prints in the museum collection. Includes accession numbers which can be cross-referenced with EMu (Museum collections database).

Z733 W78 American Cornucopia: Treasures of the Winterthur Library and

RR Z733 W78w Winterthur Library Revealed: Five Centuries of Design and Inspiration: Two catalogs of Winterthur Library collection highlights

Metals: RR NK8112 F33. Metalwork in Early America: Copper and Its Alloys from the Winterthur Collection


RR NK8212 F33. Iron at Winterthur • Two books written by former Winterthur metal objects curator, Don Fennimore. If someone is looking for more info on a metal object in the collection, it is probably described in these books. Accession numbers provided. Paintings: RR ND207 H52. American Paintings and Related Pictures in the Henry Francis du Pont Winterthur Museum. By Edgar P. Richardson. Textiles: Main TT835 E14. Quilts in a Material World: Selections from the Winterthur Collection. • Recent (2007) publication by textiles curator Linda Eaton. RR TS1767 M78 2007. Textiles in America, 1650-1870 : a Dictionary Based on Original Documents, Prints and Paintings, Commercial Records, American Merchant's Papers, Shopkeepers' Advertisements, and Pattern Books with Original Swatches of Cloth • Revised edition of a 1984 book by former Winterthur textiles curator Florence Montgomery. A great reference source for all things textilian + early American. RR NK8809 M78. Printed Textiles: English and American Cottons and Linens, 1700-1850. • Also by Florence Montgomery, but specific to printed textiles. Ceramics & Glass: Main NK4565.5 F95. Made in China: Export Porcelain from the Leo & Doris Hodroff Collection at Winterthur. EJG 08/20/14 • 2005 exhibit catalog from former Winterthur curator of Chinese export porcelain. The Family and the House:

General: NK460 W78. Eye for Excellence: Masterworks from Winterthur. • Covers highlights from metalwork, glass, ceramics, furniture, textiles & embroidery, paintings & prints, and books & manuscripts collections.