The Art of the Tinsmith: English and American

Shirley Spalding DeVoe

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Tin has been used since ancient times to make vessels of many sorts. Here is a tribute to the men and women who made and decorated utilitarian tinwares on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. Shirley DeVoe has gathered a rich history of the manufacturing process and methods of decoration. Her examples demonstrate the variety of wares and details which help identify English and American workmanship.

Size: 8 1/2" x 11" | 315 photos | Index | 222 pp
ISBN13: 9780916838591

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