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Tinware

The Art Of The Tinsmith DeVoe; Shirley Spaulding

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This book 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 processes and methods of decoration. Her examples demonstrate the variety of wares and details which help identify English and American products. The author; herself an artist; relates her appreciation of the talents of the decorators through their personal stories. There were many families of tinsmiths whose work is presented through several generations. Many black and white photos.

Tinware - History

Publisher . 1981. 222 pages

 
To Cut; Piece; And Solder The Work Of The Rural Pennsylvania Tinsmith 1778-1908 Jeanette Lansanky

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Tinware - History

Publisher Oral Traditions. 1982. 80 pages

 
Into The New Iron Age Amina Chatwin

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There is now a great revival of creative smithing in Britain. How did it come about and what are the influences that helped to open up the craft to 20thc. design? Part I - Looks back to the past - to Art Nouveau; Gaudi; and the ironwork of Charles Rennie Mackintosh; Explores the more recent input from Europe and America; follows the formation and development of the British Artist Blacksmith Association and seeks to define Modern Ironwork. Part II consists of monographs on eighteen of our finest Designer Metalsmiths and Sculptors; including: Terrence Clark; Alan Dawson; Alan Evans; Stuart Hill; James Horrobin; Giuseppe Lund; Charles Normandale; Peter Parkinson; David Petersen; Walenty Pytel; and Antony Robinson. Look into their minds. Find out how they arrive at their designs and tackle the problems of their commissions. Discover what modern techniques they employ. Total of 440 illustrations; photographs; drawings and wood engravings.

Tinware - History

Publisher Coach House Publishing. 1995. 224 pages