Writing Material Culture History by Anne Gerritsen & Giorgio Riello

Writing Material Culture History by Anne Gerritsen & Giorgio Riello

Author:Anne Gerritsen & Giorgio Riello
Language: eng
Format: epub
ISBN: 9781472518590
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing Plc
Published: 2014-11-14T16:00:00+00:00


1 L. H. Sigourney (1868), Letters of Life. New York: D. Appleton, p. 46; and (1854), Sketch of Connecticut, Forty Years Since. Hartford: Oliver D. Cooke and Sons, pp. 143–44.

2 W. O’Dea (1958), The Social History of Lighting. New York: Macmillan; W. Schivelbusch (1995), Disenchanted Night: the Industrialization of Light in the Nineteenth Century. Berkeley: University of California Press; B. Bowers (1998), Lengthening the Day: A History of Lighting Technology. New York: Oxford University Press; M. Dillon (2002), Artificial Sunshine: A Social History of Domestic Lighting. London: National Trust Enterprises; A. R. Ekirch (2005), At Night’s Close: Night in Times Past. New York: W.W. Norton; D. Koslofsky (2011), Evening’s Empire: a History of the Night in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

3 For two sources that focus specifically on the tea table itself, see: A. Smart Martin (2006), ‘Tea tables overturned: rituals of power and place in Colonial America’, in Deena Goodman and Kathryn Norberg, Furnishing the Eighteenth Century. London: Routledge; S. Fayen (2003), ‘Tilt-top tables and eighteenth-century consumerism’, in American Furniture. Hanover, NH: Chipstone Foundation, pp. 95–137.

4 Benjamin Franklin conveyed this concern to his sister Jane Mecom, 6 January 1726–27, in C. Van Doren (ed.) (1950), The Letters of Benjamin Franklin and Jane Mecom. Princeton: Princeton University Press, p. 35.

5 J. L. Anderson (2012), Mahogany: The Costs of Luxury in Early America. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press. For imported tropical woods, see: A. Bowett (2002), English Furniture 1660–1714: From Charles II to Queen Anne. New York: Antique Collectors’ Club.

6 Anon (1830), The Library of Entertaining Knowledge: A Description and History of Vegetable Substances, Used in the Arts and in Domestic Economy: Vol. 3. Timber Trees, Fruits. Illustrated with Wood Engravings, 2nd ed. London: Charles Knight, p. 168.

7 Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Vol. 3, p. 168.

8 P. Thomson (1853), The Cabinet-Maker’s Assistant: A Series of Original Designs for Modern Furniture with Descriptions and Details of Construction. Glasgow: Blackie and Son, p. 33.

9 Thomson, Cabinet-Maker’s Assistant, p. 33 .

10 Thomson, Cabinet-Maker’s Assistant, p. 7.

11 The Library of Entertaining Knowledge, Vol. 3, p. 168.

12 S.R. Marschner, S.H. Westin, A. Arbree and J.T. Moon (2005), ‘Measuring and Modeling the Appearance of Finished Wood’, Cornell University ACM Transactions on Graphics, SIGGRAPH 2005 Proceedings, pp. 727–34.


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