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By Megan E Springate

utilizing facts from archaeological excavations, patent filings, and advertising catalogs, this booklet presents a large view of the advent, unfold, and use of industrially produced coffin in North the United States. on the book's middle is a standardized typology of coffin that acknowledges stylistic and practical alterations and a clean examine the meanings and makes use of of a few of the motifs and ornamental parts. in the dialogue of industrially produced coffin in North the USA is new paintings connecting the North American with its British antecedents and a clean research of the major elements that resulted in the advent and unfold of heavily produced coffin undefined. largely illustrated with examples of coffin to assist students and execs in identification.

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