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John Henry Belter
developed method of laminating plywood and pressing it into curves with the illusion of hand carving
Islamic revival motifs
horse-shoe arches, trellises, paisleys, calligraphy, onion domes, peacocks, minarets, carnations
belief that the rich have a responsibility to educate the public with regard to art and taste by opening thier homes or donating collections to museums.
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