Utilizing info from archaeological excavations, patent filings, and advertising catalogs, this e-book presents a extensive view of the advent, unfold, and use of industrially produced coffin in North the US. 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 components. in the dialogue of industrially produced coffin in North the US is new paintings connecting the North American with its British antecedents and a clean research of the leading elements that resulted in the advent and unfold of industrially produced coffin undefined. largely illustrated with examples of coffin to help students and pros in identity.

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