Victorian Houseware, Hardware and Kitchenware: A Pictorial Archive with Over 2000 Illustrations (Dover Pictorial Archives)
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Teeming with over 2,000 illustrations — reprinted from rare woodcut engravings and selected from antique catalogs — this archive offers an extensive view of the furnishings of a typical 19th-century home. It features andirons and ash sifters, housemaids' buckets and buttonhole cutters, sausage stuffers, seed strippers, spittoons, and hundreds of other items.
A must-have for writers! fruitloop Although interesting for the idle reader, this book is a valuable resource for those writing in the period setting, with its detailed descriptions and illustrations of items considered mundane in this era but no longer in use today. Also a priceless resource for the reenactment community.. Great resource Very enlightening book. Scads of wonderful photos. A real glimpse into the life of the day.