Early American Wood Carving
Engaging survey of nearly 200 years of great native folk art: weathervanes, portraits, Indians, ship figureheads, toys, decoys, etc. 17th through 19th century. Styles, uses, technical information, makers. 68 illustrations.
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Page 141 - Anthoesen Press, Portland, Me. (1940). LIGHTEN, FRANCES: Folk Art of Rural Pennsylvania, Charles Scribner's Sons, New York (1946). LIPMAN, JEAN: American Folk Art in Wood, Metal and Stone, Pantheon, New York (1948). MARCBAU, HENRI: 'William Rush" in Philadelphia Museum Catalog (1937). MORRISON, JL : 'Passing of the Wooden Indian' in Scribners Magazine (October 1928).
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