New York: Harper's Weekly, 1861. Woodcut engraving. Sheet measures 15 7/8" x 21 1/2" This striking double page engraving from Harper's Weekly depicts various scenes of American home life, for both white and African-Americans. Six vignettes feature family and community life in rural America, showing groups of people participating in "The Apple Cut", "Quilting", "Husking Corn", and "Raffling". Two vignettes in the center of the page depict "The Dance" and "The Breakdown", featuring black and white Americans playing music and.....
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New York: Hugh Lauter Levin Associates, 1993. Profusely illustrated in color. 312 pages, folio, gilt stamped burgundy cloth, dust wrapper. Inner front hinge weak, else a near fine copy in a near fine dust wrapper. Includes discussion and examples of fiber and fabric work, wood work, pottery, bone and leather work, and metal work.