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Furniture and its makers of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

  • 280 Pages
  • 2.24 MB
  • English
University of Pennsylvania Press , Philadelphia
Furniture -- Pennsylvania -- Chester County., Cabinetmakers -- Pennsylvania -- Chester Co


Pennsylvania, Chester Co

LC ClassificationsNK2435.P4 S3
The Physical Object
Pagination280 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5954700M
LC Control Number65028609

This book is a page survey of furniture craftsmen working in Chester County, Pennsylvania from its founding in to when there was a recognized decline in the handicraft tradition.

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The settlers included predominently English Quakers for the first half century, after which numbers of Scotch-Irish Presbyterians, Welsh Baptists, Irish 5/5(1).

Furniture and Its Makers of Chester County, Pennsylvania. [Schiffer, Margaret Berwind] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Furniture and Its Makers of Chester County, Author: Margaret Berwind Schiffer. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Schiffer, Margaret Berwind. Furniture and its makers of Chester County, Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia, University of Pennsylvania Press []. Get this from a library. Furniture and its makers of Chester Pennsylvania. book, Pennsylvania. [Margaret Berwind Schiffer]. Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, Pa. Small chests known as spice boxes were a popular furniture form among Quakers in the Philadelphia area during the early-to-mid s.

These pieces typically consisted of a cabinet with a lockable door, behind which was a series of small drawers used for storing valuables such as coins and spices. "Published under the auspices of the Chester County Historical Society, West Chester, Pa." Includes bibliographical references (pages ) Foreword / Charles F.

Montgomery -- Introduction -- Alphabetical list of craftsmen -- Characteristics and peculiarities of Chester County furniture -- Side lightsPages: By Margaret B. Schiffer. Published by Schiffer Publishing, Exton, PA, Hardcover book. 8 1/2" x 11 1/4.". pages plus black & white plates. Furniture and Its Makers of Chester County Pennsylvania.5/5(1).

The study had been made at the Chester County Historical Society in West Chester, Pennsylvania for the author's personal interest. She had also published Furniture and its Pennsylvania. book of Chester County, Pennsylvania with the University of Pennsylvania Press in But when the inventory research was discovered, it seemed to the author's son Peter.

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User Review - Flag as inappropriate This is a fabulous book regardless that it weighs 15#. It is very difficult to photocopy a page in the book. Over the years I have borrowed a copy from the Chester Co Library to explore at my leisure at home.

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We deal with over different furniture manufacturers and are sure to.Filed under: Chester County (Pa.) -- History. Chester County and its people (Chicago and New York, The Union history company, ), by W Thomson (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) A Full Description of the Great Tornado in Chester County, Pa., by Richard Darlington (Gutenberg ebook) Filed under: Chester County (Pa.) -- Genealogy.