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To Cut, Piece, & Soldier: The Work of the Rural Pennsylvania Tinsmith 1778-1908

Lasansky, Jeannette

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ISBN 10: 027100312X / ISBN 13: 9780271003122
Published by The Pennsylvania University Press, University Park, PA, 1982
Condition: Near Fine Soft cover
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Oblong 4to. Paperback. Glossy, stiff pictorial wrappers. 80pp. Profusely illustrated in b&w. Bookseller Inventory # 010873

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Title: To Cut, Piece, & Soldier: The Work of the ...

Publisher: The Pennsylvania University Press, University Park, PA

Publication Date: 1982

Binding: Soft cover

Book Condition:Near Fine

Edition: 1st Edition

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To Cut, Piece, and Solder depicts the world world of, as well as the objects made by, the tinsmith for his 19th century customers. Both documented and anonymous tinware are examined in terms of decoration, form, function, and material. A list of dated and stamped ware, in addition to one of contemporary tinsmiths, is included.

About the Author:

Jeannette Lasansky, current president of the Union County Historical Society, has authored over two dozen books and articles on Pennsylvania's history and material culture, including Images of America: Union County River Towns. In her new book, New Berlin and the Buffalo Valley, she presents the region's history using the extensive photographic resources of the Union County Historical Society, the New Berlin Heritage Association, and many private collections.

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