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Whiting Manufacturing Company : a history of the firm and its Japanese-inspired silver (1860-1890)

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dc.contributor.author Nova, Abigail Barnes
dc.date.accessioned 2011-05-20T17:57:06Z
dc.date.available 2011-05-20T17:57:06Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier https://repository.si.edu/bitstream/handle/10088/16351/Nova_Thesis_2010_05_03__FINAL.pdf
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10088/16351
dc.description Master thesis for MA Program in the History of the Decorative Arts and Design Cooper‐Hewitt, National Design Museum, Smithsonian Institution and Parsons The New School for Design 2010 en_US
dc.description.abstract Whiting Manufacturing Company (1866-1924) was among the most prolific and commercially successful American producers of silver in the Japanesque style, along with Tiffany and Company and Gorham Manufacturing Company. This thesis was undertaken after preliminary research revealed incomplete, or in some cases incorrect, knowledge in the field about Whiting Manufacturing Company. This thesis establishes an accurate timeline of the firm, a better understanding of its Japanese-inspired production, its manufacturing locations and most importantly the identities of the designers who created its Japanese-inspired designs. en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.publisher Parsons the New School for Design en_US
dc.subject Whiting Manufacturing Company en_US
dc.subject Silverwork en_US
dc.subject Decorative arts en_US
dc.subject Art, American en_US
dc.subject Aesthetic movement (Art) en_US
dc.subject Japanesque style en_US
dc.title Whiting Manufacturing Company : a history of the firm and its Japanese-inspired silver (1860-1890)
dc.type Thesis
dc.identifier.srbnumber 100551

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