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Highlights : Work : Men: Blacksmithing

Subcategory Men: Blacksmithing contains 6 item(s).

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front Kelley's blacksmith sign
c. 1900
Cornelius Kelley hung this iron sign in front of his blacksmith shop in Deerfield, Massachusetts at the turn of the 20th century.
front "Blacksmith's Shop"
c. 1900
The photograph of the interior of a local blacksmith shop was taken about 1900 by Mary Electa Allen (1858-1941) of Deerfield, Massachusetts.
front Pair of wrought iron candelabrum
As the technological advances of the 20th century lessened the demand for traditional blacksmithing, Cornelius Kelley of Deerfield, Massachusetts, shifted his attention away from utilitarian work to creating decorative ironwork such as these wrought-iron candle stands.
Table of contents John Partridge Bull account book
Account books, like this one of gunsmith/blacksmith John Partridge Bull (1731-1813) of Deerfield, Massachusetts, recorded the business transactions of a man with his customers.
Cover "Little Jack of All Trades, with Suitable Representations. Part I."
c. 1813
This illustrated book of trades described for young readers the various trades common in the early 19th century.
front Toasting iron
This decorative and useful iron kitchen implement was used to toast bread in front of the fire, on the hearth.


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