by Genevieve Baird Lacer
& Libby Turner Howard
Foreword by James C. Klotter
Collecting Kentucky 1790-1860 presents antebellum Kentucky artifacts from over fifty of today's most inspired private and public collections. It celebrates collectors, past and present, who continue to locate, research, and save the material archive of Kentucky and it documents extant objects: furniture, silver, art, textiles, longrifles, and stoneware. Exceptional handmade objects of our country's first westward movement are shown in 600 full-color photographs.
Delve into the amazing craftsmanship, beauty, and rarity of these period objects displayed in collectors' homes. Observe the material, discover the stories, investigate the makers and owners, and study the relationships between pieces and between collections. Immerse yourself in remarkable Old Kentucky.
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