This article examines the skill and creativity of John Goddard, credited by many furniture historians as being the foremost cabinetmaker in colonial America, and for refining the "Newport style" of furniture, which influences American decorative arts to this day.
Desautel, Parnel and Dickinson, Philip
"Art and Engineering: John Goddard and the Ogee Foot,"
Newport History: Vol. 66
, Article 3.
Available at: https://digitalcommons.salve.edu/newporthistory/vol66/iss227/3