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Creator:
Foster, Son & Duncum, author.
Title(s):

The hand book on making paper flowers ... / by Foster, Son, & Duncan, of 16 Wigmore Street, artificial florists & plumassiers, importers & manufacturers of materials used by artifical flower makers.

Published/Created:
London : Foster, Son & Duncam, [approximately 1851]
Physical Description:
2, 6 leaves, [1] leaf of plates : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Holdings:
Rare Books and Manuscripts
TT892 .F67 1851+ Oversize
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
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Copyright Status:
Copyright Information
Classification:
Books
Notes:
"With plates of patterns of the following flowers: 1. The rose. 2. The garden poppy. 3. The hollyhock. 4. The carnation. 5. The convolvulus. 6. The China aster."--Cover title.
Foster, Son & Duncam is listed in the Official descriptive and illustrated catalogue of the Great Exhibition of the works of industry of all nations, 1851 (v. 3, p. 794).
"Foster, Son & Duncum have always in stock a large assortment of French and English papers, hearts, petals, calices, leaves and every article required by the makers of either paper or muslin flowers ..."--Leaf 1.
Cover title.
Lithographed throughout.
BAC: British Art Center copy bound in publisher's original blue printed paper wrappers.
Subject Terms:
Amusements -- Great Britain -- 19th century.
Artificial flowers -- Great Britain.
Decorative arts -- Great Britain.
Great Britain -- Social life and customs -- 19th century.
Paper flowers -- Patterns.
Paper sculpture -- Great Britain.
Paper work -- Great Britain.
Form/Genre:
Lithographs -- 1851.
Manuals (Handbooks)
Pattern books.
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