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Everyday Artifacts: America 1750-1850

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Everyday Artifacts: America 1750-1850

Anthony L. Tafel

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Over 280 crisp color photos reveal artifacts of early American everyday life that were useful for surveying land, building log homes, farming the land, traveling, blacksmithing, and cabinetmaking. From light paper ephemera such as land surveys and playing cards to heavy garden stones and Conestoga wagon components, they are pictured and explained. This book is ideal for all those with a passion for history or a curiosity about objects used in America in the mid-eighteenth and nineteenth centuries.

Size: 8 1/2″ x 11″ | 281 color photos | Index | 112 pp
ISBN13: 9780764333613 | Binding: soft cover


Anthony L. Tafel, a seasoned educator, has been a collector all his life. His research has previously appeared in magazine articles.