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2 edition of engraved powder horns found in the catalog.

engraved powder horns

Jim Dresslar

engraved powder horns

folk art of early America

by Jim Dresslar

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Published by Dresslar Pub. in Bargersville, Ind .
Written in English

  • Powder flasks -- United States,
  • Bone carving -- United States,
  • Folk art -- United States

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Statementby Jim Dresslar ; photography by David Wesbrook ; introduction by John Bivins.
    ContributionsWesbrook, David
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxv, 240 p. :
    Number of Pages240
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20125755M
    ISBN 108965183988

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    FABULOUS GROUP OF THIRTEEN REVOLUTIONARY WAR ERA POWDER HORNS CARVED BY ONE SCRIMSHAWER KNOWN AS THE "FOLKY ARTIST". This group of horns represents 13 of about 30 known powder horns carved by same artist known as the "Folky Artist". There are different schools of carving known on French and Indian War era horns and Revolutionary War era horns which is the . Engraved powder horns of the French and Indian War and Revolutionary War era. [Nathan L Swayze] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts # American engraved powder flasks\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

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