1983 · Baltimore, MD
by Goldsborough, Jennifer Fields (and Nancy Baker, others)
Baltimore, MD: Maryland Historical Society, 1983. Softcover. VG, owner's name on cover, light shelf wear to wraps.. Silver wraps. 300 pp. 361 bw plates. Catalogue and exhibition by Jenniefer Faulds Goldsborough. A major exhibition and reference on Maryland Silver. Catalogue of 361 exhibits, with notes on each. Foreword by Romaine Stec Somerville and Stiles Tuttle Colwill; essays on silversmiths in colonial Annapolis; Baltimore silversmiths' marks, 1814-1860; Baltimore apprenticeships; clock and watchmaking in Maryland; etc., with comprehensive directory of eighteenth and nineteenth century Maryland silversmiths and allied craftsmen; glossary; bibliography. Indispensable reference on early Maryland silver, and the most comprehensive listing of silversmiths in Maryland (over 3000 compared to 350 by Pleasants and 600 in Goldsborough's 1975 catalogue Eighteenth and Nineteenth Century Maryland Silver in the Collection of the Baltimore Museum of Art). (Ray Smith) Published to accompany the exhibition held in Baltimore, MD: Maryland Historical Society, Oct. 7, 1983 to Feb. 29, 1984.
(Inventory #: 21291)