The Colonial Craftsman

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Courier Dover Publications, 1990 - Art - 214 pages
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Excellent study by distinguished historian examines lives and work of American craftsmen in the years before the Revolution cabinetmakers, silversmiths, pewterers, printers, painters, engravers, blacksmiths, button-makers, shipwrights, and many more. "A fascinating study not only of the work of the 18th-century American artisan but of his place in pre-Revolutionary society." The New Yorker. 18 illustrations.
  

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Contents

The Village Craftsman of the Rural North
33
The Urban Craftsman i
65
The Craftsman as a Citizen
155
Notes
182
Index
205
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