New England silver & silversmithing, 1620-1815 / edited by Jeannine Falino & Gerald W.R. Ward.

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New England silver & silversmithing, 1620-1815 / edited by Jeannine Falino & Gerald W.R. Ward.
Publication
Boston : Colonial Society of Massachusetts ; [Charlottesville] : Distributed by the University Press of Virginia, 2001.

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Description
xiv, 281 p. : ill., port.; 28 cm.
Series Statement
Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts ; v. 70
Uniform Title
Publications of the Colonial Society of Massachusetts ; v. 70.
Alternative Title
  • New England silver and silversmithing
  • New England silver and silversmithing, 1620-1815
Genre/Form
  • Conference papers and proceedings
  • Conference papers and proceedings.
  • History.
Note
  • Essays based on presentations made at a conference held Apr. 19-20, 1996 at the Museum of Fine Arts in Boston, and co-sponsored by the Colonial Society of Mass.
  • "Printed at the Stinehour Press"--Colophon.
Bibliography (note)
  • Includes bibliographical references and index.
Processing Action (note)
  • committed to retain
Contents
The Complexity of Silver / Richard Lyman Bushman 1 -- Style, Form, and Function -- Chasers, the Chase, and Other Scenes on Boston Rococo-Style Silver / Patricia E. Kane 19 -- Colonial New England Silver Snuff, Tobacco, and Patch Boxes: Indices of Gentility / Madeline Siefke Estill 44 -- The Silver Chocolate Pots of Colonial Boston / Gerald W.R. Ward 61 -- Ecclesiastical Silver -- "We owe something more than prayers": Elizabeth Porter Phelps's Gift of Church Silver and Her Quest for Christian Fellowship / Karen Parsons 91 -- Continuity and Change in New England Church Silver and Communion Practices, 1790-1840 / Barbara McLean Ward 113 -- Social Context -- Paul Revere and 1768: His Portrait and the Liberty Bowl / Jonathan L. Fairbanks 135 -- "The Pride Which Pervades thro every Class": The Customers of Paul Revere / Jeannine Falino 152 -- "Ancient and Valuable Gifts": Silver at Colonial Harvard / Janine E. Skerry 183 -- Regional Topics -- Glistening Reflections of Stability: The Roles of Silver in Early Maine / Edwin A. Churchill 213 -- "An influential and useful man": Samuel Bartlett of Concord, Massachusetts / David F. Wood 246.
ISBN
096207375X
LCCN
^^2002277787
Owning Institutions
Harvard Library