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SilkDamask : Editorial Reviews for Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

. Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles. Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles. Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles. Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, agging nances, and changing styles, raising fresh questions about everyday life in early America.

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SilkDamask : Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

Catalog for exhibit of the same name; held at Strawbery Banke Museum, 2010. Much has been written on this first of first couples, but there is much we can learn from the mat. They can reveal the hopes, dreams, and disappointments of the people who wore them. Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles. In Treasures Afoot, Kimberly S. And how did these fashionable shoes reveal their hopes and dreams? Use BorrowDirect to request a different copy. Alexander introduces readers to the history of the Georgian shoe.

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Treasures Afoot Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

Author s : Kimberly S. Alexander for a presentation of Treasures Afoot, her intriguing new book that interweaves biography and material culture with full-color photographs to tell how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the eighteenth century. We trek to the rugged Maine frontier in the 1740s, where an aspiring lady promenades in her London-made silk brocade pumps; sail to London in 1765 to listen in as Benjamin Franklin and John Hose caution Parliament on the catastrophic effects of British taxes on the shoe trade; move to Philadelphia in 1775 as John Hancock presides over the Second Continental Congress while still finding time to order shoes and stockings for his fiancee's trousseau; and travel to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1789 to peer in on Sally Brewster Gerrish as she accompanies President George Washington to a dance wearing a brocaded silk buckle shoe featuring a cream ground and metallic threads. Alexander introduces readers to the history of the Georgian shoe. Alexander introduces readers to the history of the Georgian shoe. The Cordwainer's Lament: Benjamin Franklin and John Hose Testify on the Effects of the Stamp Act Chapter 6. Several of the artists called the seacoast home, while others used vacation or travel to capture compelling views, many of which no longer exist.

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Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era, New York, April 2019

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles. Alexander introduces readers to the history of the Georgian shoe. For additional help, ask a library staff member. She explores the lives and letters of clever apprentices, skilled cordwainers, wealthy merchants, and elegant brides, taking readers on a colorful journey from bustling London streets into ship cargo holds, New England shops, and, ultimately, to the homes of eager consumers. Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era Johns Hopkins University Press, 2018 Shoes tell us stories. Featuring significant Portsmouth paintings, drawn from private collections, art galleries, public institutions, and auction houses, many have rarely if ever been seen and are little known to the public or to many within the art community. Follow the link to join author Kimberly S.

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SilkDamask : Editorial Reviews for Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

We trek to the rugged Maine frontier in the 1740s, where an aspiring lady promenades in her London-made silk brocade pumps; sail to London in 1765 to listen in as Benjamin Franklin and John Hose caution Parliament on the catastrophic effects of British taxes on the shoe trade; move to Philadelphia in 1775 as John Hancock presides over the Second Continental Congress while still finding time to order shoes and stockings for his fiancee's trousseau; and travel to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1789 to peer in on Sally Brewster Gerrish as she accompanies President George Washington to a dance wearing a brocaded silk buckle shoe featuring a cream ground and metallic threads. In Treasures Afoot, Kimberly S. Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles. Examining shoes that have been preserved in local, regional, and national collections, Treasures Afoot demonstrates how footwear captures an important moment in American history while revealing a burgeoning American identity. Didsbury, Boot- and Shoemaker of London Chapter 7.

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SilkDamask : Editorial Reviews for Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

Alexander introduces readers to the history of the Georgian shoe. In Treasures Afoot, Kimberly Alexander introduces readers to the history of the Georgian shoe. She explores the lives and letters of clever apprentices, skilled cordwainers, wealthy merchants, and elegant brides, taking readers on a colorful journey from bustling London streets into ship cargo holds, New England shops, and, ultimately, to the homes of eager consumers. The E-mail message field is required. And how did these fashionable shoes reveal their hopes and dreams? Catalog for exhibit of the same name; held at Strawbery Banke Museum, 2010.

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Kimberly S Alexander

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

In Treasures Afoo t, Kimberly S. We trek to the rugged Maine frontier in the 1740s, where an aspiring lady promenades in her London-made silk brocade pumps; sail to London in 1765 to listen in as Benjamin Franklin and John Hose caution Parliament on the catastrophic effects of British taxes on the shoe trade; move to Philadelphia in 1775 as John Hancock presides over the Second Continental Congress while still finding time to order shoes and stockings for his fiancee's trousseau; and travel to Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in 1789 to peer in on Sally Brewster Gerrish as she accompanies President George Washington to a dance wearing a brocaded silk buckle shoe featuring a cream ground and metallic threads. Follow on Instagram for updates. Presenting a series of stories that reveal how shoes were made, sold, and worn during the long eighteenth century, Alexander traces the fortunes and misfortunes of wearers as their footwear was altered to accommodate poor health, flagging finances, and changing styles. Click to be notified of any changes or cancellations. How did they present themselves? Much has been written on this first of first couples, but there is much we can learn from the material culture of their daily lives.

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treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

And how did these fashionable shoes reveal their hopes and dreams? Abstract: In 'Treasures Afoot', Kimberly S. The Value of a London Label Chapter 4. She explores the lives and letters of clever apprentices, skilled cordwainers, wealthy merchants, and elegant brides, taking readers on a journey from bustling London streets into ship cargo holds, New England shops, and, ultimately, to the homes of eager consumers. Examining shoes that have been preserved in local, regional, and national collections, Treasures Afoot demonstrates how footwear captures an important moment in American history while revealing a burgeoning American identity. She exp In Treasures Afoot, Kimberly S.

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SilkDamask : Treasures Afoot: Shoe Stories from the Georgian Era

treasures afoot shoe stories from the georgian era

She explores the lives and letters of clever apprentices, skilled cordwainers, wealthy merchants, and elegant brides, taking readers on a colorful journey from bustling London streets into ship cargo holds, New England shops, and, ultimately, to the homes of eager consumers. Shoes that were crafted in the eighteenth century the Georgian era of Anglo-American culture and that now pepper museum collections have stories to tell about everyday life in early America. Alexander introduces readers to the history of the Georgian shoe. Coveting Calamancos: From London to Lynn Chapter 5. The works conjure up memories of shoreline summers, impressions of hard working fishermen along the bay or shipworkers at the Naval Shipyard, and visions of nature's elemental force and subtly in the Piscataqua and beyond. She explores the lives and letters of clever apprentices, skilled cordwainers, wealthy merchants, and elegant brides, taking readers on a colorful journey from bustling London streets into ship cargo holds, New England shops, and, ultimately, to the homes of eager consumers.

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