Technology in Gilded Age Homes

Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, talked about technology in Gilded Age… read more

Patrick Sheary, curator of furnishings at the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Museum, talked about technology in Gilded Age homes, including electric lighting, telephones, and kitchen and laundry equipment. He said wealthy families sought to incorporate the latest innovations into their European revival homes, and that the period witnessed not only innovations in building materials and plumbing but also saw the advent of electricity, air conditioning, phones, and elevators. close

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Technology in Gilded Age Homes

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Apr 12, 2014
Last Aired:
Apr 21, 2014

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  • Apr 12, 2014 | 4:41pm EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 13, 2014 | 2:40am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 20, 2014 | 8:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
  • Apr 21, 2014 | 4:45am EDT | C-SPAN 3
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