Coalescence of styles : the ethnic heritage of St. John River Valley regional furniture, 1763-1851 / Jane L. Cook

Author(s): Cook, Jane Leigh, 1959-
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Subjects: Furniture--Saint John River Valley (Me. and N.B.)--History
Furniture making--Saint John River Valley (Me. and N.B.)--History
Saint John River Valley (Me. and N.B.)--History
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: [Montréal] : McGill-Queen's University Press, c2001
Series: McGill-Queen's studies in ethnic history
LC Classification: N, NK
Physical Description: xxii, 278 p. : ill., maps, ports. ; 26 cm
Table of Contents: Plates
Figures
Preface
Acknowledgments
1. St. John River Valley Material Culture: Objects as Indicators of Cultural Regions, 1763-1851 3
2. The Upper St. John River Valley: Acadian, French Canadian, and American Influences in the Madawaska Settlements, 1785-1851 23
3. Anglos and Americans in the Lower St. John River Valley: Early-Comers, Loyalist Generations, and Purveyors of "Yankee Clap-Trap Furniture," 1763-1851 59
4. Scots and Irish in the Lower St. John River Valley: Scottish Furniture-Making Traditions and the Impact of Irish Immigrant Artisans, 1815-1851 112
5. Valley Material Culture and the Coalescence of Regional Styles 151
App. 1. Population of Saint John and the Madawaska Settlements, 1824-1851 173
App. 2. Lists of Artisans, 1851 Census and Earlier 174
App. 3. Household Inventory: The Hon. George Sproule of Fredericton, 1818 177
App. 4. List of Tools Purchased by James Anderson, Jr (New Brunswick) from Alexander Mathieson (Scotland) in 1837 184
Notes 187
Glossary 233
Bibliography 245
Credits of Plates and Figures, by Collection 265
Index 269
Notes: LCCN: cn 99901652
ISBN: 0773520562 :$45.00
Includes index
Includes bibliographical references : p. 245-264
OCLC Number: 43276339
ISBN/ISSN: 0773520562