Historic Trades

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∙ Hardcover book
∙ Colonial Williamsburg trades
∙ 92 color photos
∙ 56 pages
∙ Made In USA
∙ WILLIAMSBURG exclusive!
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With more than 90 color photos, this charming hardcover book celebrates Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Trades in vivid detail. Colonial Williamsburg's Historic Area is home to the largest, most diverse museum-operated trades program in the world. Here are masters and mistresses, the journeymen and journeywomen and apprentices at work, using traditional techniques and tools, and depicting the lives of working men and women in early America. All trades are represented: apothecary, basketmakers, blacksmiths, bookbinders, brickmakers, cabinetmakers, carpenters, cooks, coopers, farmers, founders, gardeners, gunsmiths, joiners, military artificers, milliners and mantua makers, printers, shoemakers, silversmiths, tailors, tin men, weavers, wheelwrights, and wigmakers. The book makes an ideal gift for anyone who loves history.
The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates the world's largest living history museum in Williamsburg, Virginia—the restored 18th-century capital of Britain's largest, wealthiest, and most populous outpost of empire in the New World. In Colonial Williamsburg's 301-acre Historic Area stand hundreds of restored, reconstructed, and historically furnished buildings.

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