Date Thesis Awarded
Honors Thesis -- Open Access
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. Paper 664.
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