"Just IMPORTED and to be SOLD": Methods of Acquisition and Use of Knives, Forks, and Silver Spoons in Eighteenth-Century Virginia
Date Thesis Awarded
Honors Thesis -- Access Restricted On-Campus Only
Bachelors of Arts (BA)
Martin D. Gallivan
This study of the material culture and economic influences of dining knives, forks, and silver spoons analyzes the tobacco economy and gentry dining ritual and compares importation versus local production of fine utensils.
Blackmore, Lydia Barrett, ""Just IMPORTED and to be SOLD": Methods of Acquisition and Use of Knives, Forks, and Silver Spoons in Eighteenth-Century Virginia" (2010). Undergraduate Honors Theses. William & Mary. Paper 664.
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Thesis is part of Honors ETD pilot project, 2008-2013. Migrated from Dspace in 2016.