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    Lecture on Philadelphia Silversmiths

    Title:Lecture on Philadelphia Silversmiths
    Date & Time:Tue Jan 7, 2014 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    Location:Morrison House Hotel
    Morrison House Hotel, 116 South Alfred St.
    Event Details:Illustrated lecture, “Growing the American Silver Market: Philadelphia Silversmiths at Work” with Catherine B. Hollan.

    Sponsored by the Alexandria Archaeological Commission, the Torpedo Factory Art Center, and the Morrison House Hotel.

    Ms. Hollan researches, writes, and lectures on American silver. She is president of the American Silver Guild, a special interest group that meets in the Northern Virginia area. She established a bi-annual southern silver seminar at the Museum of Early Southern Decorative Arts in Winston-Salem, NC. She curated the Alexandria silver exhibition at The Lyceum and published a catalogue still available there. Her monumental Virginia Silversmiths: Their Lives and Marks 1607-1860 established Virginia’s active business and artisan history in the greater picture of American silversmithing. Her most recent book is Philadelphia Silversmiths and Related Artisans to 1861. A resident of Alexandria for over thirty years, she now lives in McLean, VA.
    Link:http://www.torpedofactory.org/morrison/
    Fees:Free. No reservations needed, but seating is limited.
    Audience:Anyone may attend
    Tags:Adult, Lecture, Old Town


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