The newly released Women’s Painted Furniture 1790-1830, American Schoolgirl Art is a remarkable resource. This quality volume . . . opens the door to the past art of girls and women applying a flourish of paint to boxes, tables and other wooden objects. Research by author Betsy Krieg Salm presents fascinating American schoolgirl art in its entirety including its origination, materials and techniques. Further, there is personal history on the girls of long ago who created this enduring work.